Hello Selfie

Hello Selfie Miami at the Pulse Art Fair

Hello Selfie is an URL/IRL performance about gender and the selfie phenomenon. First performed with femme performers for Perform Chinatown in Los Angeles (2014), the piece consists of performers covered in hello kitty stickers taking selfies in a public space for an hour straight, uploading the selfies in real time to a FB event wall, and ignoring the IRL audience in the spirit of what Durbin calls "passive aggressive performance art."

The piece was subsequently performed in Union Square NYC with Transfer Gallery (2014), and in Miami with Transfer Gallery for the Pulse Art Fair (2015).

The fourth iteration, Hello Selfie Men (2015), was performed with Arts Queensland in Australia with men performers.

Durbin's Hello Selfie documentation has been shown in two solo shows with Transfer Gallery NY, and in group shows at Haifa Museum in Israel, Exsquisite Corpse in the UK and Berlin, Body Anxiety, upfor gallery, Peer to Space in Berlin, and Picture Berlin, among others.

Hello Selfie NYC video still

Hello Selfie NYC video still

Press for Hello Selfie:

Hello Selfie in The Hundreds

Hello Selfie Miami in Art Net

Interview in Bullet Magazine

Hello Selfie NYC in Opening Ceremony

Kate Durbin and the New Feminist Aesthetic in Online Exhibition Practices

Hello Selfie Los Angeles

Hello Selfie Los Angeles

Interview in FEM Magazine

Hello Selfie Men in The Frontier

Interview in The Hairpin

Interview in DAZED

Interview in DAZED pt. 2

Hello Selfie Los Angeles in Paper Magazine

Hello Selfie Miami in Art Report

Hello Selfie Miami in The Observer

Interview in Public Art Dialogue

Hello Selfie Miami in Vice

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