Video

Periphery

Penelope Buitenhuis

1985, 29:00 minutes, B&W, English/German

TAPECODE 217.08

This fictional narrative concerns a group of refugees from WW2 who decide, after the war, not to return to society but to live in hiding. They began constructing a society whose basis of communication is telepathy. The tape begins in 1985, after a montage of WW2 images, as the last member of the group dies leaving six members of the second generation. The tape is concerned with the groups eventual confrontation with society and authority. The group's actions are criminalized by the press and authorities and they are eventually hunted down. The tape metaphorically represents the problems incurred when individuals who are not socially conditioned are confronted with our rigid police state.

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