Second Skin

L.A. Trofimova

1995, 23:00 minutes, colour


Second Skin is a strange odyssey through dream-time as a woman discovers aspects of herself in a dark twin, enigmatic artificial females, and a sacrificial fish...While making her way through abandonment and loss to unification and hope, water becomes a medium for her transformation, fire extinguishes guilt, and gender is only a figment of imagination.

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Critical Writing

Lip Sync: Private Practice, Public View
by L. A. Trofimova et al. Reverse Shot, Spring 1995, v. 2, no. 4.
Fractally Thinking
by Jain Kurany. The Edmonton, Fall 1994.
Interior Worlds
by Sam. Persistence of Vision, Summer 1994.
radical splendor: letting serindipity and synchronicity have their way
by Karen L. Walton. The Edmonton Bullet, July 17, 1991.
None of Meryl's tears
by Nenna Ahluwalia. The Edmonton Bullet, Nov. 29, 1989.