Syncretism consists of one-off video performances where dialogues are synced in a variety of ways. These contexts can form connections in regards to feelings, concepts and more. Unless otherwise stated, footage was recorded by the artist.
HD Video. 10 min 35 sec. Audio: self-recording and Prime Minister Julia Gillard in the Australian Federal House of Representatives on 9 October 2012. Footage courtesy of Melissa Jenkins.
HD Video. 2 min 27 sec. Audio: self recording and David Harroway’s interview with Marilyn Monroe in 1955.
Tick the box
HD Video. 5 min 38 sec. Audio: self recording. Footage courtesy of Melissa Jenkins.
It’s just clothes
HD Video. 4 min 29 sec. Audio: self recording.
Mum, in car
HD Video. 2 min 43 sec. Audio: self recording with my mother. Footage courtesy of Melissa Jenkins.
HD Video. 3 min 6 sec. Audio: self recording and Georges Belmont’s interview with Marilyn Monroe in 1960.
Satisfaction with Jasmine and Madame Jihad
HD Video. 40 sec. Audio: extract from "Satisfaction" by Alessandro Benassi and Benny Benassi.
The term ‘syncretism’ can describe how belief systems find parallels with others. As a general example, belief systems in Ancient Greece identified deities from foreign cultures with those of their own pantheons, merging them into amalgams.
Audio source of Georges Belmont’s interview for Monroeism: