Herstory done right.
DIY ingenue U.S. Girls (usgirls.bandcamp.com/) performs her version of Marianne Faithfull's "Sister Morphine".
Filmed Thursday, March 22, 2012 at The Beaver in Toronto for Sheroes #8, a pagan rites remix tribute to the Grande Dame (fuckyeahsheroes.tumblr.com/post/19347328379/sheroes-8-marianne-faithfull-press-release). Shot by Safia Siad (flavors.me/sophistiphunk). Directed by Tony Halmos (tonyhalmos.tumblr.com).
Also featured in the video is live footage of the projected digital animations from the The Global GIF Aristocracy (von Sacher-Masoch Line) (fuckyeahsheroes.tumblr.com/tagged/global-GIF-aristocracy) Group GIF Show curated by Lorna Mills (digitalmediatree.com/sallymckay/LornaMillsImageDump/).
Sheroes is a monthly limited-run art party series bringing together on and offline works that playfully and performatively explore the iconography and cultures of fandom surrounding an ever-expanding League of Legendary Ladies.
All Sheroes events are brainstormed and archived online at fuckyeahsheroes.tumblr.com, uniting digital communities with real-time audiences in an ongoing exploration into fan culture and collaborative content creation.