MAstars Yearbook 2014 - Page 22

LIAM HEALY
Your gran is a proper hard nut, 2014
HD video transferred onto VHS. 3 mins

Selected by
Ka t e J e s s o n

L i am H e a l y
MA Fine Art
Manchester
School of Art

The weeks have passed since I first viewed 'Your gran is a proper
hard nut' (2014) by artist and filmmaker Liam Healy yet it still plays
heavily on my mind. Projected on to the wall of a basement studio
at Manchester School of Art, this short-looped film showed a young
man being both physically and verbally abused by an elderly woman.
It immediately initiates strong feelings of discomfort and unease
in the viewer.

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2014

MA[stars]

PG ≥22