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Sisters are doin’ it
BY
Magdalena Ljung (fd Dziurlikowska)

The video begins with a fight where brushes and paint are used, which turns into a collaboration to apply paint. The blood in commercials for sanitary towels is blue. Yves Klein painted blue women and now, when he does not exist we keep on doing it ourselves. We uphold old power structures and we enjoy it! The music is Annie Lennox’s song ‘Sisters are doin’ it for themselves’ on 78% of the original speed. The music is punctured with laughter and screams. The low speed of the music suggests that the feminist project is coming along slowly, while we paint eachother quickly.

Keywords Feminism, Music
Aspect ratio 1,33:1 (4:3)
Prod. format Generic SD-video
Duration 00:06:34
Language English & No dialogue & Swedish
Color Color
Year 2004
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About the artist

Magdalena Ljung (fd Dziurlikowska)

Born 1975 in Warszawa. Lives and works in Stockholm.

Magdalena Dziurlikowska is an artist and art critic based in Stockholm. She works primarily with video, photo and text. The core of her works are staged documentaries in which she scrutinises herself, her problems and her artistic work with a mix of black humour and deep seriousness. Magdalena Dziurlikowska writes art criticism for the daily press and for art magazines. She is also a lecturer and guest teacher at art academies.

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