In this episode of The O Show Oriana and her guests, Hamja Ahsan, Anouchka Grose, Jess Love and Kim Noble discuss mental health and self-disclosure.
Are our psychological issues to be explored through years of soul-searching psychoanalysis or ‘cured’ with short-term, solution-focused, cognitive behaviour tactics? Watch this episode online now!
Do you want to find out about the lives of artists? Do you need to know how they balance the challenges of making art, paying the bills and finding love? The O Show was made for you! Out with the Oprah, … Continue reading The O Show
Humans love hair – on the top of their heads, that is – hair on their bodies, well that’s more complicated. This short documentary takes a close-up look at all aspects of body hair removal for both sexes, revealing the … Continue reading Body Hair Removal
Making a decision is not the opposite of indecision. Actually, too often the compromise is yet more indecision, holding on to all possibilities. The protagonist in Excess Baggage tastes each of the chocolates in the box; she wears all her … Continue reading Excess Baggage
All My Life is part coming-of-age story, part personal mythology. Influenced by the ubiquitous subtexts of synthetic experience, the artist/dancer in All My Life asks, “Is this my life, or is this a Hollywood movie? Am I growing and becoming, … Continue reading All My Life
I often take the stereotypical leisure-time activities of women as the starting point for my videos. This work follows that pattern. I was drawn to the exercise video genre because of the endless repetition involved in following along to the … Continue reading The Embodiment Workout
Ventriloquism, lip-synching, and appropriation all play subversive roles in the post-feminist retro-spoof, Consciousness, Understanding ‘N’ Trust. In it I play a quirky cast of characters including a Betty Crocker brunette, a soap-opera blonde and an air-head redhead as they become … Continue reading Consciousness, Understanding ‘N’ Trust
Inspired by Gillian Wearing’s 2 Into 1 (1997), I interviewed each of my parents, my mother, my father and my stepmother, asking them to speak about me, my personality and our relationships with one another. In the video, I act as … Continue reading 3 Into 1
Tale of Narcissus is the second in the series of videos in which I have set the words of the popular TV series Sex and The City into the mouths of 1970s feminists, all of whom are played by myself. … Continue reading Tale of Narcissus
In Our Bodies, Ourselves I play all four characters of the popular TV show Sex and the City, exchanging contemporary dress and interior design for that of the 1970s. The film begins with my protagonist sewing a Judy Chicago-esque vaginal quilt and … Continue reading Our Bodies, Ourselves