2001 | 00:03:29 | Netherlands | None | Color | Stereo | 4:3

Collection: Single Titles

Tags: Body, Crime or Violence, European Film/Video, Feminism, Performance

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Two women occupy one space. Without showing their faces, the camera lingers on their bodies in images that capture both from an extreme high angle. The camera distorts the female body, even creating a grotesque effect. A voice repeatedly calls for a woman: “Lisa, come here, don’t be afraid… that’s it, I won’t hurt you.” A video which explores the gaze on the female body, and the desires and violence overwhelming it.

This title is also available on Hester Scheurwater Videoworks: Volume 1.


International Film Festival Rotterdam