"All disgust is originally disgust at touching. Even when the feeling is mastered, it is only by drastic gesture that overleaps it's mark: the nauseous is violently engulfed, eaten, while the zone of finest epidermal contact remains taboo." - Walter Benjamin
"Works of the Flesh: Film Series” is an ongoing film and light-box series of intricate experimental films where identity, health condition, and fatalism of the human body are explored. Through a number of medical practices, procedures, and remedies gleaned from found super 8 and 16 mm medical films of the 1950s-1970s, each of the films in this series inspects an affliction and what may be done to acquire medical assistance or prolong life.
Technical Notes: Super 8 | Rephotographed | Color | Stereo Sound
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