Cassils, ‘Tiresias’, 2013, Video/Film/Animation, Single channel video installation, Ronald Feldman Gallery
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Cassils

Tiresias, 2013

Single channel video installation
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New York
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About the work
Ronald Feldman Gallery
New York

Camera: Alison Kelly
Edit: Rhys Ernst
Score: Kadet Kuhne

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Cassils
Canadian
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“Our bodies are sculptures formed by society’s expectations…[M]y body is my medium,” says Heather Cassils, who uses art to explore gender in non-binary terms. Approaching transexuality as a continuum rather than a process of transition with an end point, he combines the artistic traditions of documentation and performance with his own bodybuilding practice. In the work Cuts: A Traditional Sculpture, Cassils revisits Eleanor Antin’s landmark work of feminist art, Carving: A Traditional Sculpture. Cassil’s work upends Antin’s quest for physical perfection by focusing on the quest to gain mass rather than lose it.

Cassils, ‘Tiresias’, 2013, Video/Film/Animation, Single channel video installation, Ronald Feldman Gallery
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About the work
Ronald Feldman Gallery
New York

Camera: Alison Kelly
Edit: Rhys Ernst
Score: Kadet Kuhne

Medium
Cassils
Canadian
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“Our bodies are sculptures formed by society’s expectations…[M]y body is my medium,” says Heather Cassils, who uses art to explore gender in non-binary terms. Approaching transexuality as a continuum rather than a process of transition with an end point, he combines the artistic traditions of documentation and performance with his own bodybuilding practice. In the work Cuts: A Traditional Sculpture, Cassils revisits Eleanor Antin’s landmark work of feminist art, Carving: A Traditional Sculpture. Cassil’s work upends Antin’s quest for physical perfection by focusing on the quest to gain mass rather than lose it.

Cassils

Tiresias, 2013

Single channel video installation
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Location
New York
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