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Lissa Corona’s strangely engrossing (masochistic) videos


Lissa Corona is an educator in San Diego

and her videos are mesmerizing

posted by Reviewer Rob

Is it wrong that we find her clips on Vimeo psychologically appealing? At first the mind wants to turn away but then it is compelled to look again, and watch the self-inflicted abasement. It tells us something about ourselves that we must watch. Humanity on parade.

Lissa Corona is a San Diego-based artist and educator whose work explores deeply personal issues, from partnership and intimacy to emotional and physical vulnerability. She discusses the work she created for the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego exhibition Being Here with You/Estando aquĆ­ contigo HERE on page six.