Phoenix

Performance,  45 minutes at Article | Artist Run Centre, Montreal,  2014

 

Chun Hua Catherine Dong performs at Articule Montreal: two females wear masks and kiss each other with smoke on their heads

Chun Hua Catherine Dong performs at Articule Montreal: two females wear masks and touch each others

Chun Hua Catherine Dong performs at Articule Montreal: Chun Hua Catherine Dong is kissed by a girl who wears black mask, smoke comes out from their kiss

Chun Hua Catherine Dong performs at Articule Montreal: Chun Hua Catherine Dong pinches a girl's back until her back turns to dark red

Chun Hua Catherine Dong performs at Articule Montreal: two girls kiss each other while wearing masks

Chun Hua Catherine Dong performs at Articule Montreal: two girls wear masks and put their feet on two buckets, which one is filled with ice, another one is filled with boiled water

Two females show affections to each other while wearing masks, and then one pinches another one’s back until her back turns to dark red, finally, they put their feet into two buckets, which one is filled with ice and another one is filled with hot boiling water; they stay in the hot and cold water as long as they can until they cannot tolerate it anything anymore.

performed with CYranova
photo credit: Laurence Cheveux- Courts