Glauben Sie nicht, dass ich eine Amazone bin / Don’t Believe I’m an Amazon (Ulrike Rosenbach, 1975)
See excerpt from video here.
"Ulrike Rosenbach is a pioneer and an important figure of video and  performance art in Germany. After studying at the Düsseldorf Academy of Fine Arts from 1964 to 1970, Ulrike Rosenbach created her first video works in 1971, taught feminist art and media art in California and, after her return to Germany, founded the ‘School for Creative Feminism’ in Cologne. She uses video as not just an instrument of documentation but works with this  medium in experimental and artistic ways. She began to use video to create  “documents of her inner life” as early as 1972. She herself is the point of  departure and the subject of her performances. In her so-called video live  actions, she exposes patterns of female identity construction and develops  strategies of self-determination. She deconstructs woman’s “image status” in traditional     depictions of women in art, the media, commercial ads and film, marking the space of performance with materials which take on ritualistic  associations and symbolic meanings."
"In "Glauben Sie nicht, dass ich eine Amazone bin" (1975) the artist shoots arrows from a bow at a picture of the Holy Virgin. The image of the Virgin and that of the artist are superimposed on each  other, she thus also shoots at herself. In this work, Rosenbach contrasts two stereotypical images of femininity, that of the Amazon and that of the Holy  Virgin, refusing to identify with either."
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Glauben Sie nicht, dass ich eine Amazone bin / Don’t Believe I’m an Amazon (Ulrike Rosenbach, 1975)

See excerpt from video here.

"Ulrike Rosenbach is a pioneer and an important figure of video and performance art in Germany. After studying at the Düsseldorf Academy of Fine Arts from 1964 to 1970, Ulrike Rosenbach created her first video works in 1971, taught feminist art and media art in California and, after her return to Germany, founded the ‘School for Creative Feminism’ in Cologne. She uses video as not just an instrument of documentation but works with this medium in experimental and artistic ways. She began to use video to create “documents of her inner life” as early as 1972. She herself is the point of departure and the subject of her performances. In her so-called video live actions, she exposes patterns of female identity construction and develops strategies of self-determination. She deconstructs woman’s “image status” in traditional depictions of women in art, the media, commercial ads and film, marking the space of performance with materials which take on ritualistic associations and symbolic meanings."

"In "Glauben Sie nicht, dass ich eine Amazone bin" (1975) the artist shoots arrows from a bow at a picture of the Holy Virgin. The image of the Virgin and that of the artist are superimposed on each other, she thus also shoots at herself. In this work, Rosenbach contrasts two stereotypical images of femininity, that of the Amazon and that of the Holy Virgin, refusing to identify with either."

(Image and words via re.act.feminism)

Glauben Sie nicht, dass ich eine Amazone bin / Don’t Believe I’m an Amazon (Ulrike Rosenbach, 1975)
See excerpt from video here.
"Ulrike Rosenbach is a pioneer and an important figure of video and  performance art in Germany. After studying at the Düsseldorf Academy of Fine Arts from 1964 to 1970, Ulrike Rosenbach created her first video works in 1971, taught feminist art and media art in California and, after her return to Germany, founded the ‘School for Creative Feminism’ in Cologne. She uses video as not just an instrument of documentation but works with this  medium in experimental and artistic ways. She began to use video to create  “documents of her inner life” as early as 1972. She herself is the point of  departure and the subject of her performances. In her so-called video live  actions, she exposes patterns of female identity construction and develops  strategies of self-determination. She deconstructs woman’s “image status” in traditional     depictions of women in art, the media, commercial ads and film, marking the space of performance with materials which take on ritualistic  associations and symbolic meanings."
"In "Glauben Sie nicht, dass ich eine Amazone bin" (1975) the artist shoots arrows from a bow at a picture of the Holy Virgin. The image of the Virgin and that of the artist are superimposed on each  other, she thus also shoots at herself. In this work, Rosenbach contrasts two stereotypical images of femininity, that of the Amazon and that of the Holy  Virgin, refusing to identify with either."
(Image and words via re.act.feminism)

Glauben Sie nicht, dass ich eine Amazone bin / Don’t Believe I’m an Amazon (Ulrike Rosenbach, 1975)

See excerpt from video here.

"Ulrike Rosenbach is a pioneer and an important figure of video and performance art in Germany. After studying at the Düsseldorf Academy of Fine Arts from 1964 to 1970, Ulrike Rosenbach created her first video works in 1971, taught feminist art and media art in California and, after her return to Germany, founded the ‘School for Creative Feminism’ in Cologne. She uses video as not just an instrument of documentation but works with this medium in experimental and artistic ways. She began to use video to create “documents of her inner life” as early as 1972. She herself is the point of departure and the subject of her performances. In her so-called video live actions, she exposes patterns of female identity construction and develops strategies of self-determination. She deconstructs woman’s “image status” in traditional depictions of women in art, the media, commercial ads and film, marking the space of performance with materials which take on ritualistic associations and symbolic meanings."

"In "Glauben Sie nicht, dass ich eine Amazone bin" (1975) the artist shoots arrows from a bow at a picture of the Holy Virgin. The image of the Virgin and that of the artist are superimposed on each other, she thus also shoots at herself. In this work, Rosenbach contrasts two stereotypical images of femininity, that of the Amazon and that of the Holy Virgin, refusing to identify with either."

(Image and words via re.act.feminism)

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