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Wynne Greenwood, More Heads, Belgrade, 2013, video, color, sound, 2 minutes 43 seconds.

Wynne Greenwood

Soloway

Wynne Greenwood, More Heads, Belgrade, 2013, video, color, sound, 2 minutes 43 seconds.

If you’ve ever been lucky enough to see a Tracy + the Plastics show, you know that Tracy as well as the two Plastics are all played by Wynne Greenwood and that a show is not only about music but also these three characters, with Tracy appearing live and the Plastics—named Nikki and Cola—as video projections. The three chat, theorize, complain, and stand around in what critic and curator Johanna Burton called, in Artforum in 2005, a “split-personality hallucination,” or perhaps a kind of ventriloquism performed with the artist’s own body.

For her recent exhibition at Soloway, Greenwood deployed a new kind of ventriloquism. Two looped videos, More Heads, Belgrade and More Heads, both 2013, were projected side by side, each showing a series of sculptural heads (sans bodies)—chatting, theorizing, complaining—all voiced by Greenwood. Each head is styled differently

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