Photo Credit: Kate Pickering
The video Untitled pictures the artist as zealot, and contains the threat and embarrassment of sincerity, either disturbing or entrancing with the confident passion of a believer, thereby reflecting the back the position of the viewer. Her work, which she claims reveals Truth, remains undisclosed. Through this strategy of over-identifying with the fervor of belief in some higher purpose, the work aims to upend the expectations of a liberal disenchanted audience, with whom this proves awkward and difficult to accommodate.
Film & video