Critical Writing Index

The extraction/fusion apparatus: Dayna McLeod's engaged mash-up art practice

by Anne Golden

Canadian Theatre Review, Winter 2012, no. 149, pp. 36-39

An overview of performance and video practice of Canadian intermedia artist Dayna McLeod. The author discusses McLeod’s use of humour, blending of high and low discourse, popular culture, specifically television references, in her video and performance, which work to subvert mainstream cultural stereotypes about female sexuality.

ITEM 2012.045 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

How to Fake an Orgasm (1999)Dayna McLeod

Lesbian Porn (2001)

Pleasure Zone (2005)

That’s Right Diana Barry, You Need Me (2009)

Ultimate SUB and Ultimate DOM (2009)

Nothing Compares 2 You (2011)

Breaking up With Stephen (2011)