Doris Chase

Electra Tries to Speak (Concept Series) (1983) VHS NTSC, color, 26 min

Genre: Experimental

Keywords: Literature & Theater

Performed by Sandra Segal. Written by Clare Coss and Roberta Sklar. A modern interpretation of the Greek tragedy, from Electra's point of view. Written by members of Women's Experimental Theatre company. From the Concept Series, a video series collection of eight collaborative video tapes with important women writers and artists of our time, such as Ruth Malaczech, Thulani Davis, Linda Mussman, Lee Bruer and Sandra Segal. Chase's mastery of video special effects and synthesized imagery adds another dimension of visual and experimental depth to these accomplished performances. Each work probes critical issues facing women today. "Doris Chase's videotapes are the work of a mature artist of fine sensitivity. Each of these tapes in itself taps deep currents of feeling. Together, they are a powerful statement of the two sides of the feminist struggle for autonomy." --Karen Henry, VIDEO GUIDE

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