Performance piece about disrupting the beautifying routine women are expected to perform daily through sound.
The act of “beautifying” oneself by dressing up and putting on makeup & jewelry is historically associated with the core of femininity – and is itself a product of the male gaze. Is the beautifying ritual women go through on a daily basis an act of conformity or resilience? The performance subverts the delicate nature of these daily activities by distorting and defiguring sound through computer vision, analog synthesizers & audio digital manipulation. The base music , Night and Day performed by Frank Sinatra & written by King Crosby was an statement choice of working with compositions written by men that talk about women’s consistency or repetition (either eternal love or disciplined behavior), being this a perception of identity built by other people than women themselves