Gillian Wearing OBESacha and Mum 1996

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Artwork details

Artist
Gillian Wearing OBE (born 1963)
Title
Sacha and Mum
Date 1996
MediumVideo, projection, black and white, and sound
Dimensionsduration: 4mins., 30sec.
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Purchased 1998
Reference
T07425
Not on display

Summary

Sacha and Mum is a black and white video with sound which may be shown either on a large monitor or as a projection. It was made in an edition of three plus one artist’s proof which is Tate’s copy. The video consists of a four and a half minute loop. Wearing edited her original video footage on computer so that picture and sound play alternately backwards and forwards. The work depicts a mother and daughter locked in an emotional and physical struggle. Wearing employed two actresses and filmed them in a friend’s bedroom. She choreographed the episode carefully… (read more)

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