The tonic may be bitter.
On colour as a significant element because of its meaning.
Colour is a powerful communication tool, and the first thing we register when we look around. Recognising the language of colour is a key to survival.
After dancing all the pores are open and I can access places vetoed to a tense mind. Creation flows, experimental and playful.
Orange is the colour of dried earth during drought, and combined with black it reminds the old bit of our brain of the danger of famine.
Even if it might seem trivial, colours matter. I am convinced that a more joyful palette would contribute towards taking us out of the crisis.
Video. HD 11′ 50″. 2011
“What you recognise to be inferior you must immediately leave behind. Lingering with negativity invites a disaster now” I Ching
Illustration of woman working wearing blue stockings for Jane Stevenson’s article in xyx28: encrypted feminist magazine.
Video. HD 25″. 2009
Historical error is about how certain attitudes and aspirations are promoted as feminine, while others are repressed.