Sandra, © 2009 by Stanya Kahn. Courtesy of the artist and Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects. Single channel color digital video, stereo sound, TRT: 31:04
Framed by her wish to document her burial plans, the artist's mother recounts her tenure as a shipyard worker, armed revolutionary, atheist, and partner of a thief, ruminating on how meaning is made. Humor rewrites trauma in a new read of the past.
Exhibited at Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects; Cornerhouse, Manchester, UK; Mix Festival, NY.