Video Art World
is responsible for formulating and instituting the collection and distribution standards
for moving imagery broadly used nowadays within the art market worldwide. Strongly focused on establishing the value of audiovisual art and its historical significance, this online platform constitutes the leading archive for the international audiovisual art market. Since its creation in 2005, our organization has also developed numerous exhibitions, specialized fairs, festivals, publications, conferences, and symposiums for some of the most important art venues in the World.
Joan of Arc
Artist: Alex McQuilkin
Production year: 2007
McQuilkin continues the exploration of the theatricality of suffering and the subtle connection between pleasure and pain triggered by desire. Like Maria Falconetti in Joan of Arc, McQuilkin shaves her head and offers her unadorned face to the scrutiny of the camera. In her own words the work expresses, "The circularity of trying to inhabit yourself by copying/imitating someone else who seems to fully inhabit herself, and in this process negating yourself."
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