Actually Huizenga (of Patriarchy)
Performance artist / Singer
Lives in Los Angeles, USA
Actually Huizenga performing as Patriarchy (2018), Athens Sweet Piece (2018), Grind your bones (2018), The Art of Eating (2017)
Hanging carcasses of lambs, squeaking pigs, chains, splatters of fake blood, Kiss-style make-up, and ritualistic incantations in B-movie settings featuring a platinum blonde in agonizing martyrdom. Actually is a character straight out of the pulp comic genre. Her at first view self-victimized persona goes through endless tortures or features as the priestess in gory mass rituals. Patriarchy, as per her band’s name, is her post-feminist target, which she attacks with her videos and performances that take unexpected turns and reverse the plot. Glam-goth, S/M, vampiric, medieval, fashion icon, rock star––Actually’s constantly shape-shifting art persona is deliberately hard to pin down, refusing to settle or be projected into a single identity. AB6 hosts Actually’s video clip shot in Athens for the occasion and a live performance.
#fetish #torture #music #live #gore #erotic #patriarchy #glam #vampiric
photos: Nysos Vasilopoulos, 6th Athens Biennale 2018 ANTI
Guitar: Tasos Alexiou
Athens Sweet Piece, 2018
Grind your bones, 2018
The Art of Eating, 2017
Digital film, 51'24''
Courtesy of the artist