HARRIET TURNBULL ARTISTS STATEMENT

HARRIET TURNBULL
Headlines, 2011
Single channel
4:3 video 
stereo sound
30:48 minutes
Headlines, Head lines, Head ache, Head fuck
Harriet Turnbull is a visual artist who adopts personas and costumes to explore the experiences of being human, often in an absurdist fashion.  Through personas such as ‘News reader/viewer’ in Headlines, Harriet uses Live performance and video to critique the social, cultural and personal context of being human. ‘News reader/viewer’ has originated as a satirical comment on sensationalism in broadcasting.

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