video with sound
The video Undo examines the relationship between medium and gender, art historical canon and textile art, as well as the marginalization of female artists and their works. During an extensive research, names of numerous female textile artists across art history were put on paper alphabetically. Undo shows the process of forgetting in reverse: As the sewing machine is running backwards and the dense seam is being dissolved, the names are brought back to memory.
They are: Zeisler Claire. Wilding Fait. Wieland Joyce. Weaver Baryl. Warren Sahrah. Waller Patricia. Walker Kate. Udaltsowa Nadeschda. Trockel Rosemary. Terenno Janie. Taylor Alison. Täuber Arp Sophie. Strunk Marion. Stölzl Guntra. Stehen Petra Van Der. Soltau Annegret. Schapiro Miriam. Rozanova Olga. Rowat Edith. Riley Vatherine. Reichek Elaine. Radenhausen Silke. Popopva Liubov. Oldenburg Patty. Newberry Jessy. Nemitz Barbara. Messager Annette. Messhamer Isa. Queen Mathilda. Macdonald Macintosh Margret. Macbeth Ann. Linwood Mary Koch. Otte Benita. Knowles Mary. Kerkovius Ida. Joyle Colin. Otter Diane. Imre Marian. Höchenbüchler Christine Irene. Höch Hannah. Hicks Sheila. Hesse Eva. Gaules Simonne de. Gauk Regine. Emin Traycey. Downes Hannah. Delauney Sonia. Cook Polly. Chicago Judy. Chaverley Julia. Boukal Tanja. Bailey Jane. Ayrshire Jameson of. Aragon Catherine of. Amer Ghada. Albers Anni. Abakanowitz Magdalena