Rub

2015
4.0'
CA
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Synopsis

In this YouTube-censored music video, directed by Peaches and frequent visual collaborators A.L Steiner and Lex Vaughn, a tribe of punk feminists has an orgy in the desert. Presenting different queer bodies and sexual performances, the video is an unapologetic statement against respectability politics. If a narrative somewhat propels the video forward – Peaches is brought into the lair of this desert mob and is enthused when she discovers the pleasures that await her- it is the refusal to hide the genitals and the sexual acts that really guides the viewers through. From the garage like space of the lair, right into the wild outdoors, the sexual “rituals” presented on screen are exciting, not only because of their erotic nature, but because these sexualities are too often hidden and vilified. Here Peaches refuses morals and connects freedom of the self with sexual freedom.