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me and my army

(2017) 3-channels, digital video, 9-minute loop

This video installation re-imagines the experiences of the actress Adrienne Corri — most famous for her role as a rape victim in Stanley Kubrick’s A Clockwork Orange — through the reenactment of actions from historical works of feminist art.

1. See A Clockwork Orange at the age of twelve.

2. Try to forget the scenes of sexual assault.

3. Fail.

4. Come across many men who admire it for its art.

5. Become Mrs. Alexander.

5b. Become Adrienne Corri.

6. Give them back twice as good as they gave.

This work was created in partial completion of a Masters of Fine Arts. It has been shown at the Urban Arts Space, Columbus, OH, USA, and CUNTemporary, London, UK. me and my army was supported, in part, by the Fergus Family Fund.

This work was created in partial completion of a Masters of Fine Arts.

It has been shown at the Urban Arts Space, Columbus, OH, USA, and CUNTemporary, London, UK.

me and my army was supported, in part, by the Fergus Family Fund.

This video installation re-imagines the experiences of the actress Adrienne Corri — most famous for her role as a rape victim in Stanley Kubrick’s A Clockwork Orange — through the reenactment of actions from historical works of feminist art.

The scene was constructed so that the viewer would identify with her husband.

The movie was constructed so that the viewer would identify with her perpetrator.

Her gender was constructed so that a female-bodied viewer would identify in her body.

The credit sequence was constructed so that the viewer would be left with “Singing in the Rain” in their mind.

When watching, or speaking of, A Clockwork Orange, I became Mrs. Alexander.

When watching, or speaking of, A Clockwork Orange, she/I became my wife.

When watching, or speaking of, A Clockwork Orange, she/I became my victim.

When hearing, or singing, Singing is the Rain, it happened again.

Is it uncommon to relive events in which your body played no part?