BETWEEN RELATING AND USE
"Exhibitions, whether of objects or people, are displays of the artifacts of our disciplines. They are for this reason also exhibits for those who make them, no matter what their ostensible subject. The first order of business is therefore to examine critically the conventions guiding ethnographic display..." (Source: Destination Culture, Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett, 1998)
Borrowing words from Laura Mark's "Transnational Object" and D.W. Winnicott's "Transitional Object", this film is an attempt to ethically make work in a foreign land. Transitioning from assuming the position of an ethnographer, we turn and explore inwards on how we use our lovers.