DVD, colour, 3’36’’ loop
Direction and Editing : Carmen Arrabal
to : Iniciarte, Masbedo, Marta Vega, Marisa Mancilla and Héctor Bermejo
1 LCD flat screen
1 DVD player
A five-metre wool scarf
2 knitting needles
A ball of wool.
of the video-installation
made in July 2006 during a summer workshop organized by MASBEDO, the
Italian video artists, and produced by INICIARTE (Consejeria de Cultura
de la Junta de Andalucia).
psycho’ explores the conflicts of the feminine Self.
Two representations are put into contrast with the help of a distorted
contemporary metaphor of the myth of Penelope: the one who 'weaves',
or the old passive ideal of the one who waits forever, and the one
who 'undoes' and is governed by her urges. It is a struggle with ‘the
other’ within the context of a schizophrenic attempt to live
out this duality.
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