USA / Duration 1m / 2010
The rhythm of clapping hands, the repetition of images in equally timed segments: We are lulled and seduced. Like any other high functioning receptor, the human brain is indiscriminate about what it picks up. How then do we resist the seemingly benign when we’re mesmerized by it in spite of our better judgment?
Larson is an independent visual artist. Screenings of her video works include 11° FILE (Electronic Language International Festival), São Paulo; Berlin International Directors Lounge; Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin/Madrid; Alternative Film/Video Festival, Belgrade; Big Screen Project, New York; NewFilmmakers NY, Anthology Film Archives; and the National Museum of Women in the Arts’ Festival of Film and Media Arts. Her video CERTAIN WOMEN was awarded “Best of Festival–Experimental” at the Berkeley Video and Film Festival. AXIOM was awarded “Best in Category: The Medium is the Message” and Third Place overall at the Toronto Urban Film Festival.