“All the night my sleeps are full of dreams, my eyes are full of streams, my heart takes no delight to see the fruits and joys that some do find and mark the storms are me assign'd.”
The artist performs all four parts of a boyband, singing a pop-synth version of an Elizabethan madrigal.
I am a Boyband was first screened at the Impakt Festival, the Netherlands, in 2002. Its gallery première was in the Neverending Song of Love exhibition at Plug In ICA in 2004. The video won First Prize at the WRO Media Arts Biennale (Wroclaw), the Festival Prize at the Internationale Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen, and the Video Prize at the Hamburg Short Film Festival, all in 2003. It is part of the permanent collection of the National Gallery of Canada.