Xander Marro

Xander Marro is a fake scientist/olde style tinker residing at the dirt palace; a feminist cupcake encrusted netherworld located along the dioxin filled banks of the Woonasquatucket River (which is to say in Providence, RI, USA). From this post she makes movies, puppet shows, prints and phone calls. Her adventures underground have included curating the “Movies with Live Soundtracks” film series and performing in various theatrick/musical formats as one of the variety of her alter ego’s (Madame Von Temper Tantrum, Lady Long Arms, Lil Blood-n-Guts, Madame Von Malt Liquor, etc.) Of recent days she has gotten herself deep into the wild world of community organizing around neighborhood social justice and human rights issues. In her spare time she is the managing director of AS220 where she crafts endless spreadsheets and reports documenting the possibility of an organized egalitarian approach to art making as a revolutionary tool in achieving enlightened human consciousness. Fuck war! True Love is the end of oppression!

The Other Victorians, 2008 Fabric crazy quilt 62 x 62 in. Lent by the artist

The Other Victorians, 2008
Fabric crazy quilt 62 x 62 in.

Credits:

Video: Richard Goulis
Music:
Various Artists from the films of Xander Marro
Keith Munslow
Film Clips from:
0106
Fast Riding
Now This Be a Tale of as Fine a Wench as Ever Wet Bed
Fine Dishes for Fine Bitches
The Journey
Executive Producer: Joseph A. Chazan M.D.

Additional Resources:

Artist’s website: xandermarro.com


About:
- Highlighting the work of selected artists who have played vital roles in shaping the contemporary visual arts community in Rhode Island. This collection of brief video portraits provides a window into the lives, practices, and cultural contributions of professional artists.

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