Sarah Wood – For Cultural Purposes Only (United Kingdom 2009, 8:25 mins.)

How does it feel to be unable to see images of the place you come from in this media-saturated society of ours?

BIO: Sarah Wood has been working for the last ten years as a curator and artist filmmaker. Her latest film projects have all been an exploration into ideas of the archive using found footage. Her films include Living Space(2003), Manifesto for Love(2003), Surrender!(2005) and I Want To Be A Secretary(2006), which won best film at the Halloween Film Festival in the same year. She more recently completed three found footage commissions, Gallery(2008) for Whitechapel Art Gallery’s Art Plus Party, The Angel of History(2008) for Branchage Film Festival with Jersey Film Archives, and The Book of Love (2009) for London Short Film Festival’s Soundtracks Project.