Film

‘Model / Baby / Femme Cheval / Hysteric’, 2016

Zoe Simon Performance Artist Video Artist Femme Cheval Zoe Simon Performance Artist Video Artist Femme Cheval Zoe Simon Performance Artist Video Artist Femme Cheval Zoe Simon Performance Artist Video Artist Femme Cheval

Conceived, Performed and Filmed by Zoe Simon

Costumes and make-up: Zoe Simon

Screenings: ‘Salomania’; joint exhibtion with Julia Colmenares at Hundred Years Gallery, 2017

As part of her pratice as a performance artist Zoe Simon takes on personas; here she is documented as a model, an adult baby who liked to suck a dummy and fall asleep, a female/ animal hybrid called Femme Cheval and an hysteric. By adopting these personas Zoe Simon is exploring her fascination with and a desire to create female characters who would traditionally be an object of fantasy.

‘Lulu Goldman Deceased: A Disturbing Case’, 2016

Zoe Simon Film video artist Lulu Goldman Deceased A Distrubing Case Bunny Girl film Performance Artist Performance Art London

 

Conceived and Performed by Zoe Simon

Art Direction, Costumes, Make-Up: Zoe Simon

Filmed by Tom Branwell

Screenings: ‘Salomania’; joint exhibition with Julia Colmenares at Hundred Years Gallery, 2017

Zoe Simon is filmed performing as her long-running persona Lulu Goldman Deceased: dead bunny girl and prostiute.

‘Change!’, 2016

Zoe Simon Change Film Video Artist

Zoe Simon Film video artist Change film

Zoe Simon Film video artist Change film

Zoe Simon Film video artist Change film

Zoe Simon Film video artist Change film

Zoe Simon Film video artist Change film

 

 

Conceived and performed by Zoe Simon

Cinematography: Michele Cadei

Sound: Michele Cadei and Zoe Simon

Art Direction: Giulia Scrimeri

Hair and Make-Up: Luisa Ridge

Screenings: ‘Salomania’; joint exhibition with Julia Colmenares at Hundred Years Gallery, 2017

A meditation on semiotics and how the performer or model can be a vessel for the viewer’s desires and fantasies to the extent that two narratives run parallel: the actual and the imagined or hoped for…’Change’ draws on Zoe Simon’s experiences as a life model and peformer and her collaboration with Julia Colmenares.

 

For Tereza Buskova

‘The Baked Woman Of Doubice’, 2012

Directed by Tereza Buskova

Performers: Zoe Simon (The Baked Woman)

Music: Bela Emerson

Screenings include:

‘Reality Czech’, The Whitechapel Gallery, 2015

OPEN SOURCE Contemporary Arts Festival, Gillett Square, London 2015

 

‘Masopust’, 2010

Directed by Tereza Buskova

Performers: Zoe Simon, Joni Levinson, Eliska Kasparova, Pedro Pazeres

Composer Bela Emerson

Screenings include:

Article Gallery, Birmingham 2015

‘Spring Equinox’, 2009

Directed by Tereza Buskova

Performers: Zoe Simon (Ostara), Eliska Kasparova (Winter and Spring, Dancer), Honza Malik (Dancer)

Music by Bela Emerson

Screenings include:

‘A Tradition I Do Not Mean To Break’ , 176 / The Zabludowicz Collection, 2010

‘Forgotten Marriage’, 2008

Directed by Tereza Buskova

Performers: Zoe Simon (The Bride), Jaroslav Bartunek (The Groom)

Sound by Bela Emerson

Screenings include:

‘Rituals’ Jason Dodge/Tereza Buskova, curator Vincent Honore, David Roberts Art Foundation, London, 2008

 

‘Wedding Rituals’, 2007

Directed by Tereza Buskova

Sound by Bela Emerson

Performers: Zoe Simon (The Bride), Joni Levinson and Vangelis Legakis (The Suitors)

Screenings include:

The Great Exhibition RCA, Final Show, London, 2007

Ritual Abuse, Exterior Boys Hall, London, 2007

‘Slick 07’, Contemporary Art Fair, Paris, 2007