November 1 – November 18 / Nooky / Lauren ABINERI / Return to Nooky for a Second Looky (Double Take)
Opening November 1 6pm – 9pm
Return to Nooky for a Second Looky (Double Take)
Johanna Fateman: It really struck us that, when men make mis-
takes, it’s fetishized as a glitch…
Kathleen Hanna: Something beeautiful.
Johanna: And when women do it, it’s like…
Kathleen: …a hideous mistake.
Johanna: Right, it’s not considered an artistic innovation or a state-
ment or an intentional thing.
Joanna Fateman + Kathleen Hanna (Le Tigre) in conversation with Tara Rodgers, Pink noises: women on electronic music and sound, Tara Rodgers, Duke University Press, 2010, Pg 7
The performance by Lauren Abineri (JEM) explores modular synthesis and ‘partying’ as a mode of being. These performances explore the power of the alter-ego being used as a feminist technology to gain power; the vulnerability of a ‘costume’ as a thin guise; the cringe of the exaggerated and the ‘glitches’ of the feminised cyborg character, JEM.