Cathy Sisler

1992, 09:00 minutes, colour, English


This single shot of a bare back thwarts our desire to see. A woman's voice tells a story. It talks about her back, about the body which is not transparent, about pain, the difficulty of sharing pain. "I have a big broad back. It measures 18" across. Is that big for a woman?"

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Canadian Currents
Toronto: Absolute Choice Curatorial Collective, 1999.