Lynn Hershman Leeson

Giggling Machine


“There is a reliance on looking beyond the surface, into the mechanics of process even in these early projects that involve drawing, painting and sculpture that form the organizing core and armature of an aesthetic of perception that would evolve, particularly in the evolution of cyborgs.”
Civic Radar

“To me it was like a drawing. It was sound that extended into space.” —Lynn in Art21

Giggling Machine

Giggling Machine, Self Portrait as Blonde, 1968, wax, wig, makeup, feathers, plexiglass, wood, 41.9 x 41.9 x 33 cm