16mm, color, 8 min, 1998.
Cast: Vincenzo Mistretta
Voice Over: Patricia Doyen, Timothy Shepard, Josie Walters-Johnston
This film looks at the struggle of a person grasping onto individuality in a controlling and authoritarian social structure by focusing on a medical experience. The mechanization of medicine strips the patient of any individuality by reducing language and basic body functions such as breathing to automated procedures. The positive and negative image is used to intertwine a mesh of repetition to evoke the mechanization of the human body