Program: Truce, Thursday, October 19, 2006 7:30PM

You Can’t Get There From Here


Liss Platt   Super 8 and 16 mm Experimental Documentary  2005  8 min  Ontario, Canada 

A kinetic scrapbook of being sixteen. This coming of age story is rife with burgeoning desire, adolescent rebelliousness, and family crisis, circa 1982.  

Liss Platt is a media artist whose works take the form of videotapes, films, photographs, websites, performances, and installations. Her artwork combines personal narrative, critical analysis, humor, and gender politics to explore the way various representations (popular, subcultural, artistic) inform our understanding of ourselves within the world.