Critical Writing Index

Vanessa Beecroft: Pietra Brettkelly's The Art Star and the Sudanese Twins

by Clayton Campbell

Flash Art, Mar. 2008, pp. 92-93

In this interview, both Vanessa Beecroft and Pietra Brettkelly discuss Brettkelly's documentary film The Art Star and the Sudanese Twins. The artist and filmmaker discuss the themes of partnership and community present in the documentary. They also discuss the challenges of making 'political art,' and the problems that arise when Westerners are depicting another part of the world such as Sudan because of racial politics.

ITEM 2008.142 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

The Art Star and the Sudanese TwinsPietra Brettkelly