Lee Materazzi

B. 1982, US
Blender, 2010
Video, 2′ 06″

Blender is a part of a larger body of work, in which the artist examines the everyday practices that she has acquired from watching her mother. Her particular routines that were chosen were practices such as baking a cake, doing the laundry or making a smoothie. The manipulation of these actions simultaneously accepts and rejects them. By allowing the roles to physically overcome the subject there is a sense of failure yet the initial choice to alter them is a revolution. Blender aims to absurdly challenge the establishments and structures within everyday life, ironically referencing historical art movements such as The Situationists and Fluxus.

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