For Frieze Projects 2017, video artist Alex Bag’s playful provocation takes on consumer and pop culture
Highly influential American artist Alex Bag, known for her video performances since the 1990s, subverts the vocabularies of advertising, music videos and reality TV to critique today’s neo-liberal structures. Her mediated parodies teeter between celebration and critique. Commissioned by Frieze Projects, Diaper Surprise (2017) was first screened at Frieze London 2017 and as part of Random Acts on Channel 4, midnight 9 November 2017.
Alex Bag (b. 1969, New York; lives and works in New York) has exhibited internationally since the mid 1990s, including solo exhibitions at The Whitney Museum, The Migros, ICA Miami, and The Warhol Foundation.
See the full schedule of Frieze Films / Random Acts on Channel 4 below:
Episode 1: midnight 9 November, 2017
Alex Bag, Diaper Surprise (2017)
Episode 3: midnight 23 November 2017
Raphaela Vogel, 10 Years Later (2017)
Episode 5: midnight 7 December 2017
Pauline Curnier Jardin, Teetotum (2017)
Episode 6: midnight 14 December 2017
Gabríela Friðriksdóttir, Cabin Fever (2017)