The surveillance video depicts the omnipresence of internalized social norms restricting the lives of many women living under the gaze of the rigid traditions. Domestic chores there, are to restress the lack of choice, in terms of the lifestyle selection, as well as the women’s work being undervalued.

Throughout the video, the camera catches me scrubbing and vacuuming the remainders of paper from the surface of my unfinished work, ‘letter to a child never born’; a hint to the incompleteness of the cultural transfer for immigrants, and to the voids that persist there, perhaps for ever.

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  • DVD,
  • AppleProRes,
  • H.264,


Provided By

  • Video Pool Media Arts Centre