1988, 06:00 minutes, colour, English
Soma I uses the language of medical symptoms to depict the self as a theatre of (physical) becomings. Soma I presents changing scripts for expressions of the body in pain. This videotape relates the subject of symptomatology - the medical science of disease symptoms - to the semantics of humour in order to foreground "triggers" of shifting meaning that accompany the transcoding labour of the viewer.
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