Sometimes a kiss is... not just a kiss (1 of 2)
Sometimes a kiss… is not just a kiss is a visually seductive body of work: fetishistic, slippery and elusive, as it manoeuvres its way through the peripheral zones of overlapping gender codes, counter colonisations and the destabilisation of boundaries between notions of masculinity and femininity.
1 of 2 videos from installation consisting of two videos, a sculptural object, and pink imitation-satin curtains. See other video here.
1. Single channel, split screen, HD video projection. Sound. 16 minutes 50 seconds, for continuous loop
2. Single channel, split screen, SD video, played on wall-mounted flat screen monitor. Silent. 3 minutes 10 seconds, for continuous loop
3. Eroticised pouf object with water fountain
Installation Shots: Sometimes a kiss... is not just a kiss. Enjoy Gallery, 2006.
Montage of ‘found footage’ consists of excerpts from: The Deerhunter 1978 (Dir. Michael Cimino), The Ride 1997 (Dir. Michael O. Sajbel), The Swimmer, 1968 (Dir. Frank Perry) Pumping Iron II – The Women 1984 (Dir. George Butler) Tokyo Olympiad: The Olympic Games, Tokyo 1964 (Dir. Kon Ichikawa) and my mother’s ‘stag’ fireguard.