Still Life

Marisa Hoicka

2012, 05:55 minutes, colour

TAPECODE 1031.01

A visceral reflection on historical European still life painting being enacted via performance. “Still Life” is a domestic portrayal making still life come to life: using food and the surreal to get at the guts of the body and the flesh of painting.

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