Ego Song

2006

Video and live performance: 5:13 minutes
Lyrics and vocals: Lilibeth Cuenca Rasmussen
Music: Dan Marmorstein
Costume: Sara Sachs
Camera and video stills: Jesper Jon Sørensen 
Editing: Niels Plenge
Make up: Mia Dehs Nielsen
Obo: Max Artved
Clarinet: Søren Elbov
Sound: Karl Bjerre Skibsted

The artist poses as a diva with the pretentions of the Sun King while hailing egotism as the only way of life. Her cynical celebration of self-fulfillment contrasts her evident need for an audience. The intractability of her stance is hinted by her staged and uncomfortably stiff posture. 

Exhibitions: 
2006: The Ego Show (solo), Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen, Wake up!* Ars Baltica Biennale, Rauma Art Museum, Rauma, New Adventures, Sejul Gallery, Seoul and The Danish Art Space, Beijing

2007: LIPZ, 3rd * Lianzhou International Photo Festival, Lianzhou

2008: Lens Politica, KIASMA, Helsinki

(*) Live performance at the Vernissage

Performance: 
2006: Lækker Lytter, Statens Museum for Kunst, Cibobrowski & Rasmussen Rust, Esplanaden, Den Frie Udstillingsbygning, Copenhagen, Lille Vega, Diamant Ensemblet, Den Sorte Diamant, Copenhagen and Værket, Randers, Liste, Kirkhoff Contemporary, Basel Art Fair

2007: Lilith by Night, Lilith Performance Studio, Malmö, Krabbesholm Højskole 100 Years Anniversary, Skive

2008: Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin (with live music) 

2009: Viva, La Centrale, Montreal, Renwick Gallery, New York 

2010: Heinrich Prisen, Den Grå Hal, Christiania, Copenhagen

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