Psychedelic Princess

PSYCHEDELIC PRINCESS
video/installation/performance (2010-2015)


Looking uncanny and positioned in an interior that is too flashy, Psychedelic Princess recycles numerous terms and sentences that are usually connected to various significations of female identity in contemporary world. Through the endless repetition and overlapping, these statements, supported by the automatic body movements, lose the expected sense and emotion and make the entire picture audio-visually unbearable.

Psychedelic Princess explores the boundaries of modern perception of the perfect woman - the new princess. Full of irony and sarcasm, this project is presenting obstacles, condemnations and complications that follow every step in the process of women’s emancipation.
A series of videos and performances, that transform and adapt to every new circumstance, tend to evoke and transmit to the observer the feeling of chaos with which our new princess encounters on daily basis, while fighting deeply rooted patriarchal matrices that surround her.

The project uses methods of a self-support system of encouragement through repetition, that slowly becomes audio-visual cacophony.

The project uses methods of a self-support system of encouragement through repetition, that slowly becomes audio-visual cacophony.

Each of these videos begins as a filmed performance in which the artist enters the role of this seemingly fictional character and presents it to the audience. In the form of performances, videos and art installations, three parts of the project are produced and shown on numerous exhibitions and festivals: Psychedelic Princess I (I love You), Psychedelic Princess II (Crazy Whore in Love) i Psychedelic Princess III (I’m a Crocodile).

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Psychedelic Princess III (I'm a Crocodile), 2014
 
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Psychedelic Princess I (I Love You), 2010
 
 
 
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Psychedelic Princess II (Crazy Whore in Love), 2012