Was Ist Das

Joyan Saunders

1980, 04:00 minutes, colour, English


A mouth with an obstruction protruding from it, is shown in an unfocussed close-up. With great difficulty, the person reads what emerges as an anti-female manifesto. The face itself is de-humanized, without discernible features; the obstructed voice is bizarre and alien, the anti-female rhetoric is at first ludicrous, and finally inescapably real.

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