Vital Statistics of a Citizen, Simply Obtained
1977, 38:00 minutes, colour, English
"'An opera in three acts.' The first is the part-by-part measurement of a woman by men in white coats who record her measurements while a chorus of women produce musical tones in response. A voiceover outlines the processes of internalization by which women and Others are socially constructed. In the second act, a woman breaks eggs into a bowl. In the third act, photos of women and children being measured are accompanied by a litany of crimes against women." - Martha Rosler
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