Hi, I am Wendy NOUSE, I love working with social themes within my art. For me creating is thinking and thinking is creating. It’s how I observe the world and digest daily life. I research actualities in philosophy and science. I use painting, drawing, performance, film and photography to create visuals for my ideas. My…
It has been some time that CO2 emissions and the capitalist economy have provided a current claim in the politics and daily occupation of society. In fact, today the air as a carrier has become our enemy.
The chewing gum symbolises this. As a refined marketing project I have taken the opportunity to bring this topic to light in several aspects. The meaninglessness, the unnecessary and the extremely fleeting feeling of being fulfilled is highlighted in my project in the various art forms. It is both sexualised, criticised and visualised.
For this series of photos I chose to increase the sensual effect of the mouth and the chewing gum with the composition and the color. I also worked with the male mouth for the first time in this project.
Upon entering, the visitor will be asked to participate in a collective work of art. If they agree, they will fill in a form that the participant keeps chewing the gum until it becomes too hard. Which is an indication that the artwork is ready.
I decided to dance to the rhythm of the fleeting bubble bell that bursts. As a routine between chewing, creating, fleeting and destruction. At the time, it felt that this performance worked as a reinforcement of Pol Bury’s work already present in the museum.
Capitalism is a political-economic system in which the means of production (labor, buildings, raw materials and machines) and consumables are fully privately owned and in which the aim is to maximise profit.
This ceramic sculpture is based on the different fruit flavors of bubblegum. Inspired by images of Juicy Lucy and the bizarre idea that the taste of the healthy is incorporated into the useless. Motivated me to do this work.