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sisterhood is for everyday people
video
30 min. loop, 2018

Inspired and quoted from the bell hooks essay, Sisterhood is Still Powerful, written in 2001, this work explores the concept of social fragmentation and the power of female bonding. Using stop-motion and digital video animation, fragmented layers of existing media, relating to pop culture, news stories and the foundations of first wave feminism intersect. Fragments of existing media:

Song lyrics, Everyday People, by Sly and the Family Stone, 1968
Every Female image found in the World Book Encyclopedia, 1970
Every Female image found in National Geographic, Dec. 1969
The World of 68, newsreel footage edited by Charles Braverman.
Text Excerpt, Sisterhood is Still Powerful, Feminism is for Everybody, bell hooks, 2001.