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JANIE GEISER • 5m 45s
An elliptical meditation on the body, illness, landscape and time. In SILENT SISTER, the body is turned out, invaded, examined. Using medical illustrations, charts, photographs of abandoned hospitals, miniatures and photographs of pre-suburban Los Angeles (which was a haven for the chronically ill), SILENT SISTER centers on the intersection of landscape and the body; both become the location of narrative, memory, erasure, history and loss.
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