Mouth to Mouth, 1975

8 min, Betacam numérique PAL, noir et blanc, son

English and Korean words appear on the screen. A mouth opens and closes forming an "O". Is this the beginning of language? In this first video, Theresa Hak Kyung Cha isolates and repeats a simple physical act -a mouth forming the eight Korean vowels- for this common share becomes something vital.