Céline Gillain

Interview by Hannah Pezzack
Photographs by Thomas Ost in Brussels, Belgium

Spiralling alt-pop. Sci-fi personas. Feminist storytelling. These are just some of the elements of Céline Gillain’s performance piece ‘Fright’, set to take place at ISOamsterdam as part of Amsterdam Art Weekend. In her debut album Bad Woman, the Belgian musician and artist utilised electronica to comment on relationships, late capitalism, fame and power. Drawing on the same discursive and darkly comedic energy, Céline works through her debilitating stage fright, questioning what powerful realisations can come from embracing vulnerability.