steve hawley


artists’ film and video

1996 Human and Natural History. 6 min.

16mm film onto video. New York Video and New Media Festival 1996 Experimenta Media Arts Festival Melbourne 1996 Brussels Semaine De Videos 1996 Videokunstpreis Germany 1997 SWF German TV broadcast 1997 SF2 Swiss TV broadcast

An improvised set of performances from Bruno Ouvrard and Jöelle Dépont, edited and set to a soundtrack from a documentary about fish in the Persian Gulf. The Gulf becomes more of a gulf between the man and the woman, engaged in the age old struggle for attention and supremacy.

Performers Bruno Ouvrard, Jöelle Dépont

Camera assistant Tony Steyger

Funding Southern Arts

Human and Natural History 1996