Light Reading

Lis Rhodes
16mm transferred to video, colour, sound
Back to event

Light Reading plays with image and sentence structure to interrogate patriarchal structures in language.

‘Rhodes’ manipulation of, and dexterity with, cinematic techniques is a constant throughout her work. Light Reading is a technical and aesthetic tour de force of rapid fire editing, myriad techniques, and a compelling text which both manipulates and questions language. The constant themes of repression and the price of rebellion are all anchored around the hypnotic elliptical voice.’ —Gill Henderson