powered by VideoChannel
VAD - Video Art Database

Waelchli, Jamie Marie

Jamie Marie Waelchli
US videomaker

participant in
VIP – VideoChannel Interview
CologneOFF V – 5th Cologne International Videoart Festival 2009


Little Pleasures
2007, 11:09

Little Pleasures, illustrates how self-destructive behaviors can stem
from rituals intended to bring comfort. I perform a metaphor for
over-consumption by chewing five packages of bubble gum at once.
The piece begins in a humorous vein and at a gradual pace, but it
quickly accelerates into an act of torture.