STRATEGIES

2017

ASSEMBLAGE, 1,7m x 1,3m

FAKE CHINESE EYELASHES, CARDBOARD, METAL FRAMES, GLUE.

 

Strategies consists of framed fake eyelashes in the style of taxidermy insect displays. What first appears uniform from afar is on closer inspection lashes of variating length, thickness, curl and look. Similar in nature to other feminine accessories such as stilettos, corsets and nail extensions, fake eyelashes increase sexual value at the expense of diminishing bodily mobility. Through the work’s serial composition, the ambivalent status inherent in feminine accessorizing is on display, presented here as – “strategies of seduction.”