Conchita Wurst: Austrian Gender Performance

Bildschirmfoto 2016-02-12 um 11.40.14 AM

“Gestures, images, lightening effects repeat so often on television they apparently are received more as a rhythm than a coherent statement. Flashes of information must be highly abbreviated, so familiar to the viewer that only an outline or a phase is needed.”

  • Norman M. Klein, ‘Audience Culture and the Video Screen’, Illuminating Video, New York: Aperture, 1991, p.375.


watch the moving images  here:  Conchita Wurst, Ocean of Images: New Photography 2015, video by DIS collective, MOMA, New York, 2015-16.



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