Mika Rottenberg, “Squeeze”, 2010.
Video still, Single channel video installation, duration: 20 min.

M museum
4 November 2011–26 February 2012

Exceptional women, such as the powerful Heather Foster, the sizeable Queen Raqui (‘Her body utterly amazing, her agility astounding’), and the super tall erotic model Bunny Glamazone, become absurd characters in the colourful films of Mika Rottenberg (°1976)—striking women who use their bodies as production machines. Rottenberg shows working processes in which physical waste materials such as sweat, blood, hair or tears sometimes combined with salad or make-up to produce new products in loops consisting of series of rather enigmatic scenes.

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