Cat Velez - 22nd Apr 2015

Born in Japan and raised in Canada, Jesse Kanda is a self-taught artist based in Dalston behind the innovative and captivating FKA twigs video How's That and cover art for her debut album LP1, as well as a multitude of collaborations with his best friend Arca, such as the Ssense-commissioned film Fluid Silhouettes and the aptly named TRAUMA scene 1.

After the most recent Arca video for Thievery, featuring a twerking CG nude, the two have paired again for the nominally similar, even more minimal video for Sad Bitch. Like much of Kanda's previous work it's captivating, evocative, repulsive, and beautiful. You need to decide the ratios of each for yourself. 

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Cat Velez - 22nd Apr 2015

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