Superdemocracy – The Senate of Things
There Are Snakes Everywhere…, 2017
The figure of Medusa is the symbol of the woman who resonates as the primal force in male anguish. In her photographic self-portraits, Lilianne Vertessen constantly takes the stage by provocatively using all sorts of feminine clichés, emancipating herself from societal pressures. Under these multiple apparitions, Vertessen’s self-portraits acquire some depth and are stripped of any anecdote: personality becomes diversity, identity is multiple.