Critical Writing Index

Bodies and Desire: The Film's of Kika Thorne

by Mike Hoolboom

Cantrills Filmnotes, 1993, no. 71/72, pp. 59-63

Kika Thorne works with the personal political, feminist, and avant-garde subjects as a super 8 filmmaker. Themes in her work are focused on desire, embodiment, gender, and active/passive binaries.

a feminist "camera-stylo whose irrepressible sympathy collapses the duality of subjects and objects, of camera and actor. Instead, the are drawn together in a weave of correspondence, each secured in a closed circuit of identification marked by domestic rituals of perception."

ITEM 1993.059 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

Fashion (1990)Kika Thorne

Division (1990)Kika Thorne

You = Architectural (1991)Kika Thorne

The Discovery of Canada (1991)Kika Thorne