Power & Phallus

In a patriarchal world the phallus is the most important symbol of power. But what if this power is withdrawn? In a multiple-month self-study where the penis – which is locked in a cage and the key given away – is withdrawn by any kind of power the artist researches on his own body what this symbolic loss means. How does the own feeling of power and masculinity changes if it is set on trial? How do the conditions change when women (hands) seize power symbolic and physically?

Out of this photographc study the short film ”Locked“ is originated which was shown on multiple film festivals and won the award for ”Best Experimental Short Film“ on the CineKink New York Film Festival.

Directed by: René de Sans & MamanaGenre: Experimental Short FilmLenght: 4 Minutes

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