Cop Out

Gary Kibbins

1987, 18:00 minutes, colour, English


Cop-Out is a loosely-structured narrative depicting efforts by cops, other agents of authority, and cultural producers to control, in various ways, the production of images. The image becomes a central narrative element, but because it is eveywhere, remains functionally invisible. Attempts to perceive it as a thing capable of control fail, but so does the other option, which is to conceive it as occupying a kind of anarchistic, non-moral, non-political space.

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