Drawing Attention

Penelope Buitenhuis

1984, 20:00 minutes, colour, English/German


"My intention in this tape is to analyze 'barriers' in communication, to reveal how self-oriented and alienated one is in urban sociey. This narrative, structuralist tape presents barriers between male/female, integration/isolation, language and political differentiation in staged human confrontations. The actors articulate their views about barriers through somewhat absurdist, humourous dialogue." -P.B.

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