Marisa Portolese on Valérie Belin

December 18, 2014

DHC/ART’s curator Cheryl Sim sat down with Montreal artist Marisa Portolese to discuss her work in relation to some of the photographs on view in Valérie Belin’s Surface Tension.

The result is an insightful interview about art, feminism, and the politics of representation.

Listen to the entire sound file here.

1 Belle de Jour (Zoe)
Marisa Portolese, Belle de Jour (Zoe), 2002

4 Belle de Jour (Marzena)
Marisa Portolese, Belle de Jour (Marzena), 2002

13 Belle de Jour (Penny)
Marisa Portolese, Belle de Jour (Penny), 2002

Eliane 1 001
Marisa Portolese, Belle de Jour II (Eliane), 2014

Zoe 2 001
Marisa Portolese, Belle de Jour II (Zoe), 2014

Rita 4 001
Maris Portolese, Belle de Jour II (Rita), 2014

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Valérie Belin, Black-Eyed Susan Series (installation view), 2014

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Valérie Belin, Amazon Lily (with Garden Roses), 2010 and Pieris Japonica (Mountain Fire), 2010 (installation view)

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Valérie Belin, Early Flowering Narcissus, 2010 (installation view)

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