PIRATE WOMEN (4.1)

2020
2-part video
1920*1880 (16:9), 8 min, loop

The first part of the 2-part Video shows Elisa Andessner painting her studio wall with names of 49 female pirates who really existed between 600 B.C. and the 1980ties. The video shows the act of writing on the wall in 8 min, accompanied by the sound of water and waves and the slow creaking of a wooden ship.

PIRATE WOMEN (4.2)

2020
2-part video
1920*1880 (16:9), 8 min, loop

In the second part of the video Elisa Andessner painted her face and torso with 49 characteristics of pirates. Characteristics like „courageous, angry, brave, heroic...“, which are in our patriarchal society related to men, but of course describe numerous historical and contemporary women as well.