Dani Frid Rossi

VIDEO: “Consumo” June 05 @ 7pm Nightingale part of Captive Anatomies

03:12  |  2013

Craigslist man no. 1: Howard Gold
Craigslist man no. 2: Jon Guiness
Female: Dani Frid Rossi

Dani Frid Rossi "Consumo" 2012“Consumo” (Eat) is part of a series of videos in which the participants – men found through ads posted by the artist on Craigslist – receive specific instructions for actions to be performed for the camera. These videos aim to investigate modes of control at a personal and social level, questioning dominant ideologies and creating an ambiguous power relationship between the camera, the participants, and the artist.

Dani Frid Rossi (Brazil/US) was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in 1983. She works in a variety of media, including video, photography, collage, and installation. She received her BFA from Clemson University in South Carolina, and her MFA from Tyler School of Art in Philadelphia, PA. Dani currently lives and works in Brooklyn, New York.