Punching Face

Punching Face, 2006, HD video, looped

Punching Face, 2006, HD video, looped

Punching, a term used to describe the technique of fisting with a clenched hand, remains a more transgressive act of sex.  Contrasting from one might typically perceive of a likely violent sexual act, fisting is in fact a more transcendent ritual, performed over several hours.  While in her graduate studies, the artist was interested in exploring a self-pleasurable moment, one that is meditative and possible sublime.