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In this video performance the artists gnaws and picks at her flesh, sometimes violently tearing flesh away from her body with her teeth. She swallows and spits out the skin torn from her body, acts that respectively display self-disgust and self-love. The making of this work involved the attachment of raw spring roll pastry and latex to the artist’s body as visually representative of skin. In peeling off and eating these false layers of skin the performance plays with the unhealthy association of the act of eating with flesh, while acknowledging that if one deprives the body of food, the body begins to consume itself. Through the act of diminishing the body this work comments on the contemporary cult of thinness and the damaging potential of employing terminology such as “size 0” to describe the female form.