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Lies and Humiliations

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"Brazilian artist Eder Santos tells the story of an elderly woman's reminiscence of an important relationship as seen through her possessions and the furniture in her home, which evoke memories of a shared lifetime." -- WGBH press release

This short piece shows the interior and exterior architecture of a house. Film footage is superimposed, and the outline of a figure sits down repeatedly. The words to a poem by Carlos Drummond de Andrade are incorporated. Music by Stephen Vitiello and James Kavoussi accompany the work.

The work was broadcast as a segment of episode 612 (1990), and episode 106 (1991), of "New Television." Produced and directed by Eder Santos.
Interior architecture, Memory
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