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Matsushima Ondo

Germán Bobe

1991 00:04:00 United StatesEnglishColorMono4:3Video


Combining collage and animation with an Asian-influenced soundtrack, images of women dancing sensually and devotional imagery, Matsushima Ondo compares religious devotion with sexual representation. The viewer is invited to make connections and recognize the irony in some of the similarities.

About Germán Bobe

Germán Bobe is a Chilean-born artist, working in mixed media — video, film, photography, performance, painting, collage and digital. Beginning in 2019 his artistic expression has focused on electronic, sound, and image technology in emerging media.
He spotlights ideas behind fundamental human experiences such as the human body, gender, sexuality, race, ethnicity, religion, politics, and Western colonialism.
Bobe studied and resided in Libya, Italy, the Netherlands, the United States, and Argentina; countries that deeply influenced his scientific and artistic career.  He currently lives and works in Santiago, Chile.