Genevieve Belleveau - Artist Interview Series - Electric Objects

Genevieve Belleveau

Westlake, Los Angeles

“Using her patented trope of Sacred Sadism, Genevieve demonstrates the humorous parallel between the artist's submission and the experience of service submission.”

— Alex, Electric Objects
Can we see a picture of your workspace and/or desktop?
Where are you typing this from?

My living room in Westlake, Los Angeles

What do you watch/listen to while working?
What have you been working on lately?

Compassion and boundaries; destigmatizing so-called women’s work; recuperating emotional labor.

What work of yours are you most proud of?

The maintenance and care of my friendship network.

What tools do you use in your work?

Communication technologies such as tongues, teeth, eyelids, fingers, taps, telephone, ass, air, applecare, typical vibrations of the tight little organ.

Can you tell us about your process?

Just trying to help.

Any last advice for the folks just starting out?

You are your own favorite artist.

Top Five Most Influential Visuals

Melanie Bonajo


This old dude


Intimate Relationship Chart


Albert Belleveau photographed by Catie Belleveau


Chemical symbol for TAPS buffering solution

Favorite file formats?

Manila envelope

What are the best places to see your work?

1 on 1 in person and in private

What sites do you visit for inspiration? and Vista Hermosa Natural Park

Whose work do you follow?

Hanny Ahern, Lindsay Howard, Jos McKain, Labanna Babalon, Kari Altmann, Angelina Dreem, Admanda Kobilka, Alexandra Rosenberg, Sarah Sitkin, Maggie Burke, Colin Self, Ann Hirsch, Anna Barie.

What are your favorite galleries, museums, exhibits, etc.?

Smart Objects, Human Resources, Powrplnt, Chins Push, Walker Art Center.

Thanks for the interview,