HD Video, 13', 16:9, Stereo
(Familiar) is a documentary of my Mother’s house as an archive of childhood objects reflecting on physical and psychological containments between the home, objects, and its subjects. The sound features recordings of hit love songs from damaged cassette tapes found in the basement. Their lyrics are recomposed, floating above an inter-object love story.
"A familiar spirit – (alter ego, doppelganger, personal demon, personal totem, spirit companion) is the double, the alter-ego, of an individual. It does not look like the individual concerned. Even though it may have an independent life of its own, it remains closely linked to the individual. The familiar spirit can be an animal (animal companion).” (Pierre Riffard, “Familiar,” Wikipedia, accessed June 1, 2020.
Sweat in Another's Skin @ The Tulip (Online)