I Have To Close My Eyes 2015

2015 Screenings: Athens International Film +Video Festival, Indie Grits, Experiments in Cinema 

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THE DISLOCATION BETWEEN MEMORY AND DOCUMENTATION, THE SLIPPAGE BETWEEN FACT AND FICTION: SOMETIMES, FAMILY LORE AND LOVE STORIES FASHION A MORE ALLURING AND SEAMLESS STORY THAN THE ACTUAL ONE.

I DIVE INTO THE DIGITAL ARCHIVE TO DISCOVER LOST POEMS, ARGUMENTS BY MY ANCESTOR WITH DARWIN, AND SOUTH AMERICAN BEETLES THAT HE CLAIMED WHICH  MY SURNAME.

Creating Calamity

How many women does it take to flood my kitchen?

It takes 2, but I should have chosen 3.

Nothing like creating disasters with friends so when the batteries ran out when the deadline of school pickup fast approached when the garden hose needed to be replaced with a latex hose (yes, like a condom), or when my arm just gave out, it was all laughter and sex jokes.  Thanks to my friend Kim and her jack-of-all-trades ingenuity, in only two short hours and two trips to the ever-not-helpful Home Depot, we were able to recreate controlled calamity for this one take video “More”. Next time, I will make sure to have a fourth lady to do the “Making of” video and capture all the jokes on tape! But for now, you can enjoy the video!