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Lies and Humiliations

Copyright Date:
1988

Artist:
Santos, Eder

Extent:
See the records for "New Television, Episode 612 (1990)" and "New Television, Episode 106 (1991)" for descriptions of videos containing this work.

Background:
Eder Santos' "Lies and Humiliations" was shown as a segment of Episode 612 of the 1990 season, and Episode 106 of the 1991 season of "New Television."

Scope:
See the records for "New Television, Episode 612 (1990)" and "New Television, Episode 106 (1991)" for descriptions of videos containing this work.

"Brazilian artist Santos tells the story of an elderly woman's reminiscence of an important relationship as seen through her possessions and the furniture in her home, which evoke memories of a shared lifetime." -- WGBH press release

This short piece shows the interior and exterior architecture of a house. Film footage is superimposed, and the outline of a figure sits down repeatedly. The words to a poem by Carlos Drummond de Andrade are incorporated.

Music by Stephen Vitiello and James Kavoussi accompany the work.



Director:
Santos, Eder

Producer:
Santos, Eder

Subjects:
Memory
Interior architecture


See Also:
New Television, Episode 612 (1990)"





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