Apparently, as she grew older, Lucy developed the habit of masturbating while she looked at the pictures in Playgirl magazine. Vicki Hearne wrote, “I find this to be the most impressive evidence of all the complex intelligence of chimps, requiring as it does a capacity for responding to approximations and representations.” By using appropriated television and film imagery and original text, this videotape explores aspects of perception, imagination and notions of wish fulfillment.

Shooting Format


Available Subtitle


Screening Formats

  • DVD,
  • H.264,


Provided By

  • Video Pool Media Arts Centre