Self-Portrait as a YouTube Tutorial
Single Channel Video, 2m 52s
One of the most fraught subjects to address effectively through artwork is art itself and the conflicts that it presents, both on a personal level for the artist and in the broader terms of commercial and institutional stages of the art world. Rhoades tackles these topics through video, painting, and public activities, producing work that is usually self-reflexive and humorous. She believes that the best humor is based in truth, particularly truths we find too troubling to talk about directly.