OPERATION BLUE BLOOD
2005 | 01:30 min. | DV | Color
During the first week of September 2005, as we watched the footage of Hurricane Katrina victims stranded on rooftops for days on end, crowded into the Convention Center and Superdome with no food or water, ignored by FEMA and the Bush Administration, we asked ourselves—as did many, many people—”What if the hurricane had hit a wealthy area instead? What if those affected hadn’t been mostly poor (or “underprivileged anyway”, as Barbara Bush said)?”…
Screened at the Corto Circuito Festival in NYC (2005); Muestra Nacional de Arte 2005-2006 Rewind… Rewind… Video arte puertorriqueño at the Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña in San Juan, Puerto Rico (2006); VIII SALON INTERNACIONAL DE ARTE DIGITAL in La Habana, Cuba (2006); video-art series video-art series Miradas de Mujer: doce video artistas iberoamericanas, Montevideo, Uruguay (2007)
Created, produced, directed by Fulana (Lisandra Ramos Grullón and Marlène Ramírez-Cancio); editing and sound design by Cameron Atwell; sound recording and mixing by Milton Ruiz. CAST: Marlène Ramírez-Cancio and Cameron Atwell (voice-overs).