[ISEA2012] Artist Statement: RACHEL MAYERI – Primate Cinema: Baboons as Friends (2012)

Artist Statement

2-channel video installation, 5’30” loop

Baboons as Friends is a two-channel video installation juxtaposing field footage of baboons with a reenactment by human actors, shot in film noir style. A tale of lust, jealousy, sex, and violence transpires simultaneously in human and nonhuman worlds.

  • RACHEL MAYERI, California, US