Paulette Phillips

2004, 05:00 minutes, colour, English


Crosstalk is a term applied to the communication that organisms engage in when they are in distress. This film-projection loop is an extracted element from a film I made in which a woman causes a disturbance and stops a streetcar. We don’t see the disturbance, what we are left with in this installation is the space between - as we join in a circle and watch the invisible event we are caught staring at our voyeurism, ours and the people staring at the trauma, or disturbance.

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Critical Writing

Paulette Phillips [The secret life of criminals.]
by Tanya Buckrell Pos. Canadian Art, Sept. Fall 2004, v. 21, no. 3.