Set in candy tones the dark and deadpan stories of Anna McCarthy’s and fellow artist Paulina Nolte’s vegetarian TV series BLOODLESS are reacting to current travesties in a lost-in-reverie kind of way.?With two wealthy overstrung ladies fretting over the soul of a luxury handbag the 1st episode BLOODLESS BOUTIQUE from 2019 set the tone for the sequel. Followed by BLOODLESS POOL in summer 2020 the third episode BLOODLESS BRANDHORST has been commissioned by Museum Brandhorst and was premiered on the occasion of Kino der Kunst at PInakothek der Moderne October 2020: ”Welcome to reality, Madame.”

BLOODLESS BOUTIQUE, video, 4:20 min, 2019

The second episode of Anna McCarthy and Paulina Nolte’s vegetarian television series was made in the summer of 2020. BLOODLESS POOL dives into aquamarine blue abysses, exploring the perils that mermaids must live with on a day-to-day basis.
Starring Luzi Illustrella as Mermaid, Shot by Stefane Barnes, Set Assistant: Isabel Barnes, Music by Nick McCarthy

BLOODLESS POOL, video, 9:30 min, 2020

In the third part of their film series Bloodless, Anna McCarthy and Paulina Nolte transform Museum Brandhorst into a setting for mysterious events. The film will be shown for the first time on October 28 at Kino der Kunst in the Pinakothek der Moderne, and will be available afterwards online on the Museum Brandhorst site. In addition, Museum Brandhorst, as a cooperation partner of the film festival, will host a series of artists’ talks that will take place in the Pinakothek der Moderne and will be available as a live stream on YouTube.

BLOODLESS BRANDHORST, video, 12:50 min, 2020

BLOODLESS BOUTIQUE at Deutsches Fleischermuseum, Nov 2019 - Oct 2020


BLOODLESS BOUTIQUE unhappy mannequins

BLOODLESS BOUTIQUE hallway– 1 of 3 screens with advertisement

People-killing Pizza Machine, variable dimensions, sound installation, 2017

Westwood crumbs, variable dimensions, mixed-media collage, 2017

BLOODLESS BOUTIQUE (installation view)

BLOODLESS BOUTIQUE (installation view)

Ying-Yang Penis, Mixed-media collage, 2014

Turning Tables, Mixed-media collage, 2014

BLOODLESS BOUTIQUE (installation view)  

People-Killing-Pizza-Machine, sound installation, 2016

Protest Kinderwagen, 2018