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Michelle Hannah

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Birthplace
Scotland

Lives in
Glasgow

Works in
Glasgow

Website

Tags
conceptual, figurative, digital, photography, performance, collective installation video-art

Statement

There is a strong sense of romanticism in my work, mainly in the roles which sound, performance and video is used as an outlet, to understand - in my own finite way - identity in a post human world, while addressing our innate longing for resolving existential questions of individuality, lack of faith and purposeful meaning.

These notions have evolved into the creation of ambiguous alter egos, and in response to the likes of Austin Osman Spare, Grace Jones, Katharina Sieverding, Derek Jarman, David Bowie, Matthew Barney, Laibach, JG Ballard, Marlene Diectrich, Laurie Anderson, Susan Hiller....to name but a few; my work radiates from the careful use of self image as a pure visual doctrine. Manifesting itself in various guises such as an androgynous cult figure, black bloc proletarian or now as a dystopian chanteuse.

I use this feminized guise to reference the founding constructs and Mise-en-scene of Cabaret -to engage, entice and repulse equally in a digital yet corporeal artifice.

MH

 

Recent Exhibits

Michelle Hannah participated in these exhibits:

Aug, 2014 Counterpoint
Talbot Rice Gallery
 
Mar, 2012 P.D.A Curtain Showroom
The Telfer Gallery
 
Dec, 2010 GHost III
The Belfry
 
Jul, 2010 The Tomorrow People
Elevator Gallery
 
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