Le Desir (Prisoners)

video 8 mins
colour, stereo

Produced at Video-Nu, Stockholm 1986
Post-Produced at London Video Arts 1987
Produced London, UK 1987.

Inspired by the painting by Van Gogh which he based on the etching "Prisoners" by Gustave Dore and taking as its thematic Jeremy Bentham's concept of the Panopticon, as extrapolated by Michel Foucault.

The only analogue video I ever produced, made whilst Artist In Residence at the Video-Nu Videocentrum, Stockholm, Sweden.

Available through the LUX centre, info@lux.org.uk