Tell Me When You Die

Nadia Granados and Amber Bemak and Amber Bemak

2015, 12:00 minutes, colour, English, Spanish, w/ English & Spanish sub-titles

TAPECODE 2115.00

TELL ME WHEN YOU DIE is the first part of a performance video trilogy, created and performed by Nadia Granados (Colombia/Mexico) and Amber Bemak (United States).This work explores the juxtapositions between physical limitations and freedom, in both political and corporal contexts. TELL ME WHEN YOU DIE is about walking until you disappear into space. Being swallowed by sea, sky, or earth and the claustrophobia and intimacy of being surrounded by nature. We consider penetration as a cinematic rhythm, and experiment/perform being penetrated by air, water, fingers, and text. Thinking about porn as a genre which can be empowering or degrading in it’s engagement with women and their bodies, we use our own bodies to picture these extremes, at times our bodies are performing power and at times they are not.

Rental and Sales

Single Screening Rental


Educational Purchase DVD (Bluray +$15)


5 Year Educational Streaming License, Digital File with DVD Circulation Copy


Gallery Exhibition and Installation, complete Media Request form for quote

Institutional Archival Acquisition, complete Media Request form for quote

Curators and programmers, please contact to receive a login and password to preview Vtape titles online.

Screening and exhibition rentals and archival acquisitions include public performance rights; educational purchases or licenses include rights for classroom screenings and library circulation. When placing an order the customer agrees to our general online terms and conditions. Payment (or a purchase order number) and a signed licensing agreement must be received before media can be shipped to the client.