Australian Video Art Archive

Jill Scott



Frontiers of Utopia

00:04:23 1995

Continuing on from my interest in the relationship between desire, design and memory I returned to some earlier historical research I had made about women, immigration and political idealism.

A Figurative History

00:04:36 1996

A book by David Channel called The Vital Machine inspired this installation. In it he talks about human desires (e.g. to reproduce, to live forever) and the related reconstruction of our bodies by technology.

Beyond Hierarchy?

00:04:45 2000

I believe history is about ordinary people and their collective and shared desires and struggles.