Short Clip from 1 hour digital video
Commissioned by Film and Video Umbrella and British Art Show 8 with support from Creative Scotland.
Candy coated and colourfully confected, Rachel Maclean’s films skewer the habits and preoccupations of
contemporary society. Produced by Film and Video Umbrella, ‘Feed Me’ is her most ambitious and audacious project to date – a checklist of human cravings and failings that doubles as a hypermodern status update on the Seven Deadly Sins, with its swipes at the commercialisation (and sexualisation) of childhood and an
equivalent infantilisation of adult behaviour. Featuring a rogue’s gallery of memorable characters (all performed with extraordinary élan by Maclean herself), ‘Feed Me’ is a starburst shock to the taste buds that leaves you
Text by Steven Bode, Director of Film and Video Umbrella