Happy House: The id, the Kid and the Little Red Fireman. A Clean Sweep

Gunilla Josephson

2001, 18:00 minutes, colour, Swedish / Gibberish


Using the conventional cliché of a woman alone in a room - A Room of One's Own - this video rapidly veers off into burlesque transgression and a psychological revelation of the creature called Hedda. Creature? Woman? Alter Ego of the filmmaker? The id or the little red fireman?

In a reckless 18 minute installation Hedda’s happy house is inhabited, furnished, deconstructed and ultimately repossessed.

Performer Anna-Lena Johansson
Sound Designer Eve Egoyan

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Critical Writing

Gunilla Josephson in Coversation with Cameron Bailey: On the...
by Cameron Bailey. Archive Inc., June 24, 2006.