objects: foam roller, aluminum studs; thigh master,mosaic plaster, spray; chewing gum
video, video performance with live transmission, sound installation

FWD: Gallery, Poznań, 2020

How many calories are burned when opening one’s eyes? What is the energetic input as well as muscular exhaustion when chewing a bite? If a person refused to put any effort into pressing any doorknob for the rest of their life, how quickly would they lose hold on things?

No Pain No Gain is a result of performative research and fascination with fitness culture. Through actions and artifacts, it explores the perversion hidden in body training – one of few left socially acceptable forms of self-inflicted pain.