• Grazia Toderi

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    “There was something of the fairy in her, and nothing is more unbearable, to judge from fairy tales, than living with a fairy.” Grazia Toderi uses this phrase, taken from Marguerite Yourcenar, as the title for two of her works. Toderi unearths the fairy tale, with all its touches of cruelty, and sets it within the framework of video and photography. A color video, Soap focused on the interdependence of objects, fairy tales, and art. The object was a washing machine; the story centered around the Ken doll and his absent girlfriend, Barbie; the art was Maria Callas’ rendition of “Casta Diva” from

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