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Hang on a Minute/ Petal for a Paragraph

Lis Rhodes
1983
1min Colour 16mm
collaboration with the artist Jo Davis

Hang on a Minute/ Petal for a Paragraph

The protection or seizure of property underlies all repression, and women are treated as the property of men.

One of thirteen 1 minute films which grew out of a series of short poems written by Lis Rhodes, reflecting on the traditional patterns of oppression in women's lives (pornography, violence, nuclear weapons) and the many forms that resistance takes.

Made with the artist Jo Davis and commissioned by Channel 4 for television broadcast.

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