You Be Mother

1990
Country: UK
Duration: 7 mins
Colour,
Sound: Optical
Ratio: 4:3
Available Format/s: 16mm / DVD / Digibeta tape / SD Digital file
Original Format: 16mm film

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You Be Mother uses stop-frame animation to disrupt the traditional orders of animate and inanimate, the fluid and the solid. An hallucinatory space is set up when a frozen image of the artist’s face is projected onto weighty pieces of crockery atop a table. Ears, eyes, nose and mouth, all become spatially dislocated as a determined hand begins to reposition, decant and mix. Events unfold to the amplified sounds of grinding, pouring and stirring.

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