In this visceral performance, Rebecca Belmore constructs a dress from newspaper and honey. The seated figure (Daina Warren) recalls Queen Victoria, and the act of constructing a structure around her from newspaper makes a statement about the role of the printed word as a vehicle for domination and control.
Glenn Alteen, Extract: Text Works from the Archive, grunt gallery, 2008
Video credit: Elisha Burrows
Photo credit: Harold Coego