Cecelia Condit Videoworks: Volume 1

01:10:00 | 1 DVD

Collection: Single Artist Compilations

Tags: Death and Dying, Family, Feminism, Humor, Music, Poetry, Videoworks, Youth/Childhood

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Cecelia Condit Videoworks: Volume 1

Though the use of fairytales and dark fantasies, these works combine the commonplace with the macabre to construct a new world of the subconscious.

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Beneath the Skin
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"Relating a tale told by a girl on a swing, Beneath the Skin explores the contrast between the impersonal horror of a news story heard on television and the involvement of the storyteller in a nightmare, which gradually becomes more familiar and...

 

Collection: Single Titles

Tags: feminism

Possibly in Michigan
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Possibly In Michigan is an operatic fairytale about cannibalism in Middle America. A masked man stalks a woman through a shopping mall and follows her home. In the end, their roles are reversed when the heroine deposits a mysterious Hefty bag at the...

 

Collection: Early Video Art, Single Titles

Tags: consumer culture, feminism, music

Not a Jealous Bone
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Invoking a biblical story of life coming from dry bones, Condit constructs an experimental narrative about an older woman’s confrontation with her own mortality after the death of her mother. The bone represents the promise of youth and hope—a...

 

Collection: Single Titles

Tags: aging, death and dying, family, feminism

Cecelia Condit + 1 other
1996 | 24:17
Oh, Rapunzel
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In Oh, Rapunzel, when Rapunzel flees the tower, Condit's mother leaves her home for an independent living facility and a freedom that she has never known. A collaboration between Cecelia Condit and Dick Blau. Music by Stephen Vogel. Re-edited in...

 

Collection: Single Titles

Tags: family, feminism, myth