Miss Distrito Capital (2018)

Mixed media installation: wearable sculptures and a three-channel video performance. 

This work points to the explicit and implicit violence of the beauty pageant culture in Venezuela through wearable sculptures and the use of my own body in a performance for the camera. Three steel crowns and sashes are worn in a studio video-performance, in which I stand in a small podium and try to balance the heavy and sharp objects.

This work was published in Boston University's feminist journal Hoochie Reader, issue 3 (2019), pages 54-59.

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