Critical Writing Index

The avant-garde extracts its pound of flesh

by Ray Conlogue

The Globe and Mail, Sept. 27, 1997

Manifestation internationale Video et Art Electronique is a new media art festival with focus on artists who bring social values to question. This is my Body, This is my Software, deals with Orlan's surgical manipulation of her body. Jennifer Reeder's film The Devil Inside mimics horror films with a superior called White Trash Girl and Dennis Day's Ilustrated History of Western Music spoofs Western Culture from a gay viewpoint.

ITEM 1997.046 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

This is my Body, This is my SoftwareOrlan

The Devil InsideJennifer Reeder

Illustrated History of Western MusicDennis Day