Nothing Compares 2 U (Bas Jan Ader Mirrors Joan of Arc)

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video & sound
duration: infinite loop (9 min cycle)

starring: Maria Falconetti, Bas Jan Ader

On the (im)possibility of a pure praise poem, Man&Eve, London, 2013
Nothing Compares 2 U, SIC, Helsinki, 2013
The Current Thing, Hopscotch Reading Room, Berlin, 2021
The Current Thing, Microscope Gallery, New York, 2021

Phil Baines, ‘On the (im)possibility of a pure praise poem’, Art & Christianity, No 75, Autumn 2013
‘On the (im)possibility of a pure praise poem’, Man&Eve, catalogue essay, 2013
Morgan Quaintance, ‘Nothing Compares 2 U: Notes on Sincerity’, SIC, catalogue essay, 2013

Saastamoinen Foundation, Finland

© acknowledgements:
Bas Jan Ader: I’m Too Sad To Tell You (1971) 
The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928) 
Something On Your Mind (Mirrors)