Syllabus, 2018 (multimedia-installation)
Irish artist Jesse Jones often recalls the past in her videos and installations to address the socio-political issues of today. In this work, the arm of Silvia Federici stretches out on the delicate fabric of a room-filling curtain. It is a tribute to the feminist Federici, whose work demonstrates how our economic system is built on both the visible, and invisible, oppression of women. The curtain rolls up to create an intimate, safe space. Federici’s ‘embrace’ invites us into exchange with each other, and inspires us to continue gnawing at the pillars of patriarchy.