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We Could Have Helped
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Cecilia Lundqvist

We Could Have Helped is an animated video. Three men in costumes represent rich men with power and possession. People who actually have the possibility to lend a helping hand, but in this video they choose to act like innocent bystanders, while they are actually enjoying the situation. The men in the video are totally unaware of their shortcomings, and continue with their lives without taking any notice of them.

Keywords Animation, Feminism
Aspect ratio 1,33:1 (4:3)
Prod. format Generic film
Duration 00:01:57
Language No dialogue
Color Color
Year 2008
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About the artist

Cecilia Lundqvist

Born 1971 in Eskilstuna, Sweden. Currently living and working in Stockholm.

Cecilia Lundqvist started out with painting, but now works foremost with video and animation. She manages to treat difficult subjects, often from a personal, feminist perspective with a sharp sense of humour. Her artistic expression stretches from the play with simplified, raw lines, in Disco for instance from 1997, to the use of the animation media in a more sophisticated way, as in Emblem from 2001. Cecilia’s video works are shown frequently worldwide and has received recognition in the art and film world alike. Her work is generally narrative and deal with issues like domestic violence, power structures and human behaviour.

She is represented with video works at several art institutions, among them Moderna Museet in Stockholm and Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris. Educated at Royal Collage of Art, Video Department and University Collage of Arts, Crafts & Design, Art Department, Stockholm, Sweden. In 2004, Cecilia Lundqvist received Filmform’s Honorary Award because of the focused way she has developed her artistry over the years.

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