The Bubble Dance is an erotic dance made famous by Sally Rand in the 1930s. The dancer (sometimes naked) dances with a huge bubble shaped like a balloon or ball placed between her body and the audience This piece uses archival educational material on Sexually transmitted diseases and their consequences, & mixes it with greatly effected Images taken from Tex Avery’s cartoon “Hollywood Steps Out”(1941), and layers that with various altered images of a woman naked. So the Bubble/Ball that hides her supposed nudity, now is the focusing point for her revelation.
I appropriate samples from disparate TV media sources. I re-purpose, re-contextualize, effect, alter, and weave these constructions into the dreams a Television Might have. I consider my product much closer to poetry or painting, than to film or TV. Constructed as art, as alignment with the Moment and the Materials.n.