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Actually Huizenga (of Patriarchy)

actuallyhuizenga

Performance artist / Pseudo-porn star / Singer 

 

 

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.

📷Nysos Vasilopoulos

#fetish #torture #music #live #gore #erotic #patriarchy #glam #vampiric
Fri 26 Oct 2018
23:00 - 23:30
Performance
Actually Huizenga performing as Patriarchy
by
Actually Huizenga (of Patriarchy)

TSMEDE

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.

Sat 27 Oct 2018
23:00 - 23:30
Performance
Actually Huizenga performing as Patriarchy
by
Actually Huizenga (of Patriarchy)

TSMEDE

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.

Fri 23 Nov 2018
20:40 - 21:30
Screening
The Art of Eating, 2017
by
Actually Huizenga (of Patriarchy)

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. The Art of Eating follows the trail of a "hungry" Los Angeleno, one who has been psychologically abused by patriarchal normalcy, social media addictions and superstitious stereotypes. The protagonist goes to take care of the one she loves, leading her to prostitute and betray the very essence of herself to help her lover boy become something more than what he is. In some ways, this is an examination of the female condition-a hazy, post-traumatic stress disorder-infused willingness to subjugate. Can she escape? 

 

Film, 51'
Courtesy of the artist
*With Greek subtitles