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  • 1932

  • Artist: Susan Rynard
  • Year: 1988
  • Duration: 8:00
  • Country: Canada
  • A woman moves through a series of institutional spaces ritualistically acting out of a succession of tasks. A strangely oppressive mood prevails and the only articulations heard is a short prayer in Hungarian during confession. It is through this empty passage of tasks that the work attempts to examine the contruction of subjectivity and the notion that the subject is defined through various socio-cultural determinations. The restrained and calculated use of sound was entirely constructed in post-production and serves to reinforce both the atrmosphere within the tape and the extreme intentionality of the work.

  • Accession #: W0007
  • Distribution Status: In Distribution
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