A surrealistic exploration of the desire to be desired, the need to observe, to be acknowledged, to arouse and occasionally dismay, “Performance & Appreciation” confronts the relationship between audience and performer, skewering our expectations of the erotic imagination along the way.

The film received it’s premiere in Paris’ Nue gallery, as part of a group showing of Blackie’s work along with that of Michelle BrĂ©a, Martial Lenoir and Borys Makary.

Featuring Portia Victoria, who also provided vocal and piano arrangements for the soundtrack by These Papercuts.