Becoming The Icon is a film in which the language of power manifests in familiar yet uncanny ways. Echoing the rhythms of political speech and gesture, artists Lilian Steiner and Emile Zile reveal the ways in which truth and conviction are more than abstract concepts, instead finding surprising roots in our embodied experience.
As debate and propaganda, intimidation and manipulation are all played out through posture, stance and gesture, the secret vocabulary of power is made apparent.
Both intimate and distanced, Becoming The Icon invites you into a seductive realm with a hidden agenda.
Becoming The Icon is the feature project of BLEED between 17 August – 30 August. New works and content will be going live throughout the feature dates.