Postcard eXotica

  • Postcard eXotica

  • Artist: Diego Ramirez
  • Year: 2018
  • Duration: 30:17
  • Country: Australia
  • Postcard eXotica is a 30 minute cinematic re-enactment in HD Video of a collection of found photographs. The video appropriates scenes from early cinema and vintage American postcards produced circa 1900-1930s that depict Mexican stereotypes. It seeks to think through the Western gaze by examining the mechanisms of cinema and the history of the lens. 

  • Accession #: 6076
  • Distribution Status: In Distribution
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