1. Swiss artist Pipilotti Rist has been pushing the boundaries of video, performance, projection, and how we view ourselves and our bodies since the late 80s.

    In conversation with the Hayward's chief curator, Stephanie Rosenthal, Pipilotti reveals her mission to reconcile our physical selves with the technological world we inhabit.

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  2. The Kingpins
    Spider Nanny, 2013
    Commissioned by Artbank for the series 'Performutations' curated by Daniel Mudie Cunningham

    Cinematographer: Josh Raymond
    Composer: Jared Underwood
    Inflatable Engineer & Production: Marty Jay
    Makeup: Anastasia Zaravinos

    The Kingpins are collaborative group of women known for explosive performances and video works, which feature a mash up of popular culture references - fashion, music, art and sport. Active since 2000, early performances by the group parodied male stereotypes from heavy metal to hip hop. The Kingpins expand the conventions of drag from mere mimicry to encompass camp and grotesque scenarios, complete with elaborate costumes, hyper-masculine archetypes and gender roles. 'Spider Nanny' depicts an eight-legged creature - a mutant piggy bank of sorts - with a swelling pink belly that bursts glitter confetti.

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  3. This video was posted in conjunction with the following essay: Melanie LaRosa, "Interview with Video Pioneer Skip Blumberg" JOURNAL OF FILM & VIDEO.

    "Lanesville TV Newsbuggy," "Oriental Magic Show with a man in a box and a barbarian," and "Meese and Youse" plus live pirate TV studio interviews and phone calls.

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  4. Episode 6 of a 7 part documentary series about Kaldor Public Art Project 27: 13 Rooms.

    13 Rooms
    11-21 April 2013
    Pier 2/3, Hickson Road
    Walsh bay, Sydney

    Curated by:
    Klaus Biesenbach
    Hans Ulrich Obrist

    Artists:
    Marina Abramović
    Allora and Calzadilla
    John Baldessari
    Simon Fujiwara
    Damien Hirst
    Joan Jonas
    Xavier Le Roy
    Laura Lima
    Roman Ondák
    Tino Sehgal
    Santiago Sierra
    Xu Zhen
    Clark Beaumont

    Kaldor Public Art Project #27, entitled 13 Rooms, brings together 13 famous

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  5. Hollywood Burn is an anti-copyright epic constructed entirely from hundreds of samples pirated from the Hollywood archive. It pits a righteous league of video pirates against the evil tyrant Moses and his Copyright Commandments. Determined to alter the present by changing the past, the pirates travel back to 1955 to construct the ultimate weapon: an Elvis Presley video-clone.

    Part trash cinema and part remix manifesto, Hollywood Burn adopts the tactical responses of the parasite, feeding off the body of Hollywood and inhabiting its cinematic codes. The unwitting all-star cast includes Elvis Presley, Charlton Heston, Jack Sparrow, Monkey Magic, Bette Davis, Batman, Jaws, Jesus, the Hulk, the Hoff and the Ghostbusters.

    Completed over 4 years in collaboration with artist Sam Smith, Hollywood Burn is available to view, clone, share, or screen and can be streamed or downloaded here. Or please get in touch if you'd like a hi-res screener file.

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