Europe

Fiammetta Horvat

PERFORMING PARENTHOOD 2017 OFFICIAL SELECTION:

Fiammetta Horvat (UK/France)
Mystery Dough (2014)
Stop Motion Video Performance

ARTIST STATEMENT:

“Seven years ago I fell pregnant and inevitably the transformation of my body began. I experienced motherhood as the ultimate transformation and birth as the ultimate rite of passage. I had entered the state of creator...Read More »


Elizabeth Wurst

PERFORMING PARENTHOOD 2017 OFFICIAL SELECTION:

Elizabeth Wurst (Germany/Peru)
Super Pregnant Gangsta Bitch (2015) and Push & Pull (2016)
Video Performance

ARTIST STATEMENT:

“Super Pregnant Gangsta Bitch shows me performing in my ninth month of pregnancy to a medley of pop songs in a public space. The idea behind this performance is to reclaim...Read More »


Ditte Lyngkær Pedersen

BROOD FILM FEST 2016 OFFICIAL SELECTION:

Ditte Lyngkær Pedersen (Denmark)
Vagina Eating Husband (2015/16)
Short Film

ARTIST STATEMENT:

“This work deals with issues concerning pregnancy, reproduction and parenthood in a grotesque and mythological way. The text works as the voice over on footage of a snake eating a rat slowly, which I recorded...Read More »


Magdalena Blom

BROOD FILM FEST 2016 OFFICIAL SELECTION:

Magdalena Blom (Sweden)
A Child/Ett Barn (2015/16)
Short Film

ARTIST STATEMENT:

A Child is a short film investigating the dual aspect of the state of the foetus being pure and unaffected yet easily impressionable. Although well protected in the mother’s womb, it is already being exposed to...Read More »


Jana Kasalová

BROOD FILM FEST 2016 OFFICIAL SELECTION:

Jana Kasalová (Czech Republic, Prague)
State (2012)
Short Film

ARTIST STATEMENT:

“When I lived in Madrid, I lived just a few blocks from the Prado. There I came upon a particular image of the Virgin Mary, in which she reveals a breast that squirts milk...Read More »


Csilla Nagy

PERFORMING PARENTHOOD 2017 OFFICIAL SELECTION:

Csilla Nagy and Gábor Kasza (Hungary, Budapest)
Birth & ReBirth by Cipolla Collectiva (2013)
Video of a one-off ritual performance

ARTIST STATEMENT:

“In April 2013 I re-collaborated with photographer Gábor Kasza to create an image of my pregnancy. We shared thoughts of childbirth for many...Read More »


Sonia E Barrett

Sonia E Barrett (Germany, Bavaria)
Run (2013)
Preformance sculpture (latex, milk, thread, wood, plastic skirting board, roofing nails), 2min

Artist Statement:

Sonia Barrett’s work is an intervention in furnished lives and offers new ways to think about subordination, privilege and objectification. Sonia has worked with communities in Italy and...Read More »