It Is A Crime

Meena Nanji

1996, 05:30 minutes, colour/B&W, English


IT IS A CRIME is an experimental video that explores representation of South Asians by British and American mainstream film and books. Excerpting a poem entitled "It Is A Crime" by Shani Mootoo, this piece explores the erasure of language in the context of colonialism and its effects on post-colonial peoples today.

Meena Nanji is a video artist and curator living in Los Angeles.

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