The Fancy Ladies

  • The Fancy Ladies

  • Artist: Deborah Ann Edmeades
  • Year: 1999
  • Duration: 10:21
  • Country: United States
  •  The Fancy Lady, a fictional character that the artist along with her sister developed as children, is extremely wealthy, socially elevated, and impeccably mannered. The video The Fancy Ladies is the re-enactment of a defining scene from her life, one that was enacted every night in the bathroom. In it, the Fancy Lady discovers that despite her status and riches, she cannot escape the consequences of having a female body. In the video, the character of the Fancy Lady is overlaid by another of our fictional childhood characters: Slopper.

  • Accession #: 4622
  • Distribution Status: In Distribution
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