Backyard Economy II (Diane Germain Mowing)

1974, 6:32 min, color, silent, Super 8mm film on video

Set in the arch-American "home movie" context of a sunny suburban yard, Rosler's early Super-8 film Backyard Economy ll (Diane Germain Mowing) documents the mundane activities of a woman going about her domestic chores. Quietly depicting this figure in the tasks of mowing and watering the grass, Rosler points up the labor that allows leisure and interrogates the "economy" that creates her role.

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1974, 14:50 min, color, silent