Of Power and Compassion
11 bodies arrive to a minimalist filming set. They take off their clothes and enter the spotlight. Once they’re in the spotlight, a female voice arranges them according to their penis sizes. All-female crew documents the situation.
Producer: Mari Ljokkoi, Cinematographer: Tanja Glad, Sound designer: Aino Mättö, Lighting designer: Luca Sirviö, Set designer: Nanna Hirvonen, Research assistant, grip & still photographer: Maarit Mustonen, Production assistant: Saara Hannus
”The dawn is just: it stretches equally from one edge to another. — It’s a common condition: not of measured spaces, though all spacings are equal, all in the same light. Equality is the condition of bodies. What’s more common than bodies?”
(Jean-Luc Nancy, Corpus)
Photo by Maarit Mustonen
Building of the set up. Photo by Maarit Mustonen
(I wanted to distance myself from it. From that place.) research interviews trascripted, 2015.