power play radical performance Valie Export extreme women's liberation male gaze oppression
power play radical performance Valie Export extreme women's liberation male gaze oppression

Power Play

Valie Export, is an Austrian artist known for her photographs and radical performances about the female body and male gaze.

She is pictured here walking her partner, Peter Weibel, on a leash, taking onto the streets an action aimed at documenting and revealing as a power game the relationship between the sexes.

Her art actions guaranteed to capture public attention, radicalising the relationship between the sexes by taking to an extreme women's liberation from male oppression. 


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