The rhythm of clapping hands, the repetition of images in equally timed segments: We are lulled and seduced. Like any other high functioning receptor, the human brain is indiscriminate about what it picks up. How then do we resist the seemingly benign when we’re mesmerized by it in spite of our better judgment?
DIRECTOR BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE:
Sally Grizzell Larson lives in Philadelphia. Previous film festivals/presentations include 11° FILE (Electronic Language International Festival), São Paulo; Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin/Madrid; Festival Mídia Tática, Museum of Image and Sound, São Paulo; ArcheTime Film Festival, New York; NewFilmmakers, Anthology Film Archives, New York; Toronto Urban Film Festival, where her video Axiom was awarded Best in Category: The Medium is the Message and Third Place in Festival; Image Forum Festival of Experimental Film and Video, Tokyo; Prog:ME–Rio de Janeiro Festival of Electronic Media; National Museum of Women in the Arts’ Festival of Film and Media Arts; and Smack Mellon Gallery in an exhibition curated by Electronic Arts Intermix. Her video Certain Women was awarded Best of Festival–Experimental at the Berkeley Video and Film Festival in 2006.