so much I want to say

Mona Hatoum

1983, 06:00 minutes, B&W, English


So Much I Want To Say was performed live for the Wiencouver IV 1983 event, a slowscan video and telefon music exchange between Vienna and Vancouver. A series of still images unfold (one every eight seconds), revealing the face of a woman in closeup, filling the screen. Two male hands repeatedly gag the woman and obscure parts of her face sometimes covering it completely. On the soundtrack repeated over and over again are the words "So much I want to say."

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