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Self made

Self made

Wearing, Gillian, 1963-

Self Made is the debut documentary feature from Turner Prize winning artist Gillian Wearing, who placed an advert asking the public: “Would you like to be in a film? You can play yourself or a fictional character. Call Gillian.” Of the hundreds of people who replied, seven successful applicants were cast, undertaking a method acting workshop to delve into their own memories, fears and fantasies. Wearing makes the provocation that in a world where CCTV, reality television and “fictionalised” documentary make us all into performers, reality and fiction are interchangeable commodities. Are we all playing a role, consciously or unconsciously?

DVD. English.
Published Manchester?: Cornerhouse, c2010

Available at All Saints.

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Statement of responsibility: a film by Gillian Wearing
EAN: 9780956957115
Physical Description: 1 videodisc (84 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
System: DVD.
Other Number: 0956957110 (videodisc) :; 9780956957115 (videodisc) :
Subject: Art and Design.; Documentary films.