Rachel Maclean, Feed Me

Image Credit: Feed Me, Rachel Maclean, 2015. Image courtesy of FVU

Studio 74, Exeter Phoenix

martyn@spacex.org.uk
www.spacex.org.uk

Saturday 18 February 2017
3.30pm
Admission Fee: £4
Booking essential
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Spacex presents artist Rachel Maclean’s film, commissioned by FVU and Hayward Touring for British Art Show 8. Supported by Arts Council England and Creative Scotland.

Modern life feeds us the line that happiness comes when we follow our desires. If you have a dream, then chase it. But what if what made us happy only ever created an ever-bigger hole to fill? Inspired by fairytales, horror films and TV talent shows Feed Me offers a sharp critique of contemporary culture.

‘Feed Me, with its hideous cast of bestial men and half-human creatures got up in kids’ clothes and smiley badges, is an unforgettable satire on the commercialisation of childhood, with sinister sexual undertones – coruscatingly creepy and astute.’ THE GUARDIAN

‘Exhilarating, funny, and frequently frightening’ ARTSY

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