Electronic Cinema III

Andres Tapia-Urzua

2004, 49:00 minutes, colour

TAPECODE 1052.03

DVD Compilation:

Matadero Karma (47:00, color, stereo, 1999)

A slaughterhouse in the south of Chile juxtaposed to a hypnotic session happening in a bathtub in the USA interrupted by a cybernetic navigator trying to communicate via telepathic signals. The non-linear experimental narrative of "Matadero Karma" establishes a mysterious interaction among unsuspecting actors under a single video frame. A powerful comment on meat processing, subconscious randomness and alien encounters - messages and visitors from another context irrupt and travel across the screen.

Iron Joe (2:00, color, stereo, 2004)

Using an arrangement of matrimonial mannequins, a neon sign depicting a man ironing, plus raw voice over; “Iron Joe” is created as a little soap-opera drama about domestic violence and love.

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