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PG: Power Generator

2014

HD video, switchable 4 stereo soundtracks, 5 minute 46 second loop

PG: Power Generator sees an eleven-year-old girl execute the choreography of a rodeo hostess on top of a windmill. By re-performing the moves in an alternate context and with an altered energy, this young woman is generating her own power.

PG: Power Generator is part of a suite of works plotting and re-staging the gestural vocabulary of hostesses across a range of genres, periods and cultures.

It can be presented as a 2-channel installation with interactive hula hoop.

Artist: Elena Knox
Performance: Velvet Loke
Makeup and hair: Glitta Supanova
Production: Lull Studios

Screenings/Exhibitions

Video Vortex XI, Srishti Outpost, a collateral of Kochi-Muziris Biennale, Kerala India 2017, with Gyrated
Perspectives, Sight(Site) Uncovered, The Galeries, VIVID Sydney 2016
FemFlix: Contemporary Art and Feminism, SCA Galleries, Sydney 2016
Beyond Beyond the Valley of the Dolls, UNSW Galleries, Sydney 2015