Unannounced performance in the television show Sábados Gigantes, Chile. The artist plays a character that enters a singing contest. The show host humiliates her in front of an astonished audience. Later on she wins a prize and is applauded by all. The main character embodies certain popular ideals that emphasize the need to hide certain local ethnic features and imitate the paradigm imposed by the media. The video is an edited version of the TV footage and the unofficial documentation of the action.
SPANISH VERSION AVAILABLE
Claudia Del Fierro
Performance, Chile, 2000,
4 min 58 s, colour, Spanish/English subtitles