Arm’s Length navigates from the formal austerity of the museum, through the ambience of the city and daily life of a single parent’s familial efforts, to lumbering stalkers amid the ‘red light’ district. Produced entirely in Amsterdam, the weave of image and poetic text, movement and sound gradually reveals a portrait of the daily negotiations of human intimacy.
As these levels, nuances and varying currencies of relating emerge, so to do our subtle protective strategies of distancing…
…that keep experience at – arm’s length.
Christina Hung – for her advise and continuing technical support
Boudewijn Payens – for his generous hospitality