Zeesy Powers
3 Minute Girlfriend

This book contains the complete responses to a Craigslist personal ad posted in March 2007. The ad read as follows:

Everyone loves to be in love, but dating is tedious when the first bloom fades. Drawing out the inevitable is worse than being lonely. Actually, that’s not true. There is nothing worse than being lonely. I will be your girlfriend for three minutes. Sunday, March 18, 2007 at xpace, 58 Ossington Ave., 1-6 P.M. No risk of rejection, no messy break-up, no hard feelings.

Self published
5.5×8.5 inches, 44 pp, B&W photocopy, hand-stiched, 2007
Open edition
$5 CAD

Available from Art Metropole.

Zeesy Powers is a young interdisciplinary artist based in Toronto, Canada. She works with people and expectations, contrasting virtual and tangible human relationships.  Zeesy’s video, painting and performance work has been exhibited and screened across North America, Europe and Asia, while her online work is followed internationally. Her most recent work, TOTAL PANIC, premiered at Gallery TPW in Toronto in November 2010, while her piece The Ghost, completed in residency at CCA Kitakyushu, has toured Berlin, Los Angeles and Montreal.