Manhunt

Still life video documenting the process of a deer being butchered accompanied with scenes from the Danish silent film The Lion Hunt from 1907*. A film showing two amateur hunters, killing a lion in an exotic staged scenario on the small Danish island, Elleore.
While cutting, rinsing and breaking down the deer, the radio is sending the latest news from the terror attack on the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, the 7 th of January 2015. A manhunt is going on to find the guilty ones by the use of privilege to do violence in the name of victory, trophies and the pleasure for meat (vuluptas carnis).
* The Lion Hunt (Løvejagten), silent film, 1907, Denmark. Directed and produced by Ole Olsen and Viggo Larsen, Nordic Film.
(2015)

 

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