Totalitarianism in Film; Time- based work.
Subjecting oneself to time, Fore-going ones own sense of time and rhythm to witness an artists creation. Editing time for an audience. Site-specific; needs to activated. Separate. Apart. A visual essay- intellectual work, without relying on language. No Out. Unspeaking dialect.
Deborah Stratman is interested in landscapes and systems. Much of her work points to the relationships between physical environments and human struggles for power and control that play out the land.
Deborah Stratman discusses her film The Illinois Parables, https://www.artforum.com/words/id=64695