Ambidiestra Ambidiestra (Ambidextrous)

black and white, sound, 4.5 min
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What will be heard is the Uruguayan national anthem. Each time the word "freedom" should appear on the screen the artist is slapped by an anonymous hand. Whose hand is it? We are? Good citizens? ...
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What will be heard is the Uruguayan national anthem. Each time the word "freedom" should appear on the screen the artist is slapped by an anonymous hand. Whose hand is it? We are? Good citizens? The political parties? Patriarchy? Who slaps the artist? We never see the word "freedom" on the screen, instead, in brackets, almost simultaneously, we are told which hand will strike. During the four-minute peak of the short version of the national anthem, the artist is slapped. We are complicit in the impunity with which she is beaten