Peggy Ahwesh (1936-1989)
Martina's Playhouse (1989)
1989, 19:48 min, color, sound, Super 8mm film on video
The artist writes that this work, "a response to Pee Wee's Playhouse, focuses on the girl child, grappling with the fluidity of gender roles as she role-plays with her toys."
With: Martina Torr -- EAI
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