Collection / Works / The Deep West by Chris Saunders

SD video, United Kingdom, United States, 2016
6 minutes 12 seconds Colour/B&W, 4:3, Stereo
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Santa Monica, California a Beach Boy/Man dances to his headphone music in public- a tribal dance for one. Against this familiar scene of west coast 'cool' narcissism Monica's every 'Other' day story of brutal racist aggression is retold and discussed by a white couple as they stroll on the beach. Through this indirect speech Monica's story is seen and heard through the glass brick prism of Whiteness that blurs the edges of social inequality as we listen to the 'La-La' of neo-liberal narcissism's 'We Are Doing Good' vibrations.