Video

Mattress City

Kika Thorne and Adrian Blackwell

1997, 08:00 minutes, colour/B&W, German/English

TAPECODE 295.09

A document of the February Group action. On March 1 + 2nd of 1997, a group of architects and artists lay down their beds in the public square to protest the homelessness and possible migration the Tory government would enforce through amalgamation, service cuts, tax hikes...

The February Group is Adrian Blackwell, Cecelia Chen, Luis Jacob, Christie Pearson, Kika Thorne and everyone who made the event come alive.

Winner of the Best Toronto Video Images Film and Video Festival 1998

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