© Nathalie Djurberg & Hans Berg/VG BILD-KUNST Bonn

Hungry Hungry Hippoes

Nathalie Djurberg & Hans Berg

  • Year 2007
  • Edition a.p. 1/2 (Edition 4 + 2 a.p.)
  • Material/Technique Single-cahnnel video (color, sound)
  • Dimensions Variable
  • Length 4' 19''
  • Category Media art
  • Collection Sammlung Goetz, Munich

In a locker room, three obese women harass a little black boy with their caresses. Unimpressed by his tears, they press him up against their fleshy bodies, nearly crushing him. Since they are wearing only underwear, the scene vacillates between tender affection and sexual abuse.

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