Gillian Wearing

This video shows a mother and her two sons, but eerily Wearing flips the audio and has the mother lipsynch her sons and vice-versa.  It’s very cool, and pretty creep in a way:

Wearing is an artist who works with photography, video and recordings of performances, but she is happy to characterise her art as “a kind of portraiture”.  – Jonathan Jones, The Guardian

I tried as hard as I could but still couldn’t find the video of her performance where she dances in Peckham, a London mall.  She does not dance to any music other than the music in her head; she is not listening to a Walkman or CD player or any exterior music.  I could find a still though:

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