In a new column, Spiegel writer Sibylle Berg uses Signe Pierce’s American Reflexxx as a starting point for a wider conversation about the relationship between immediacy, tolerance, self-control and bigotry in the modern world. According to her, the hate that Pierce receives while wearing the mirrored mask comes from an inherent human fear of the unknown. Click here to read Berg’s full opinion piece.
John Martin Tilley has interviewed Signe Pierce for Office Magazine about her presentation of American Reflexxx at New Release Gallery in New York City. Describing her choice to wear a mirrored mask in the performance, Pierce said: “It became a mantra/mission statement of mine around this time: ‘Objectifying you objectifying me.’ Aka, I’m going to flip this derogatory gaze back unto you. I will turn you, the objectifier, into the object. I’ll use my hyper-feminized body as a Venus Fly Trap to ensnare your objectified gaze.” To read the full interview, click here.
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Christian Petersen has included Signe Pierce and Alli Coates’ work, American Reflexxxx, in his Web Wednesday review of the Wrong Biennale. Read Petersen’s full round-up of Wrong Biennale highlights here.
Signe Pierce features in the exhibition Cybercy at the UCCS Galleries of Contemporary Art, Colorado. Her video work American Reflexxx is part of the exhibition’s exploration around “how the Internet affects perceptions of public and private spaces, as well as how people navigate the real, the digital, and the hyper-real”. Read the full article here.
Signe Pierce was interviewed by Kristen Cochrane for Slutever, a website that deals predominantly with sexuality and relationships. They speak about American Reflexxx, cyberfeminism and Jean Baudrillard. To read the interview, click here.