Questions for My Father

Film/Video

Images courtesy of the artists and Harris Lieberman, New York

Questions for My Father

Karl Haendel and Petter Ringbom, 2011

The Box

The Wexner Center's exhibition space for video, The Box features varied works shown in an intimate setting. The Box is located just across from the Wexner Center Store. Screenings run continuously seven days a week, the same hours as our ticket office (Mon–Wed: 9 AM–6 PM; Thu–Fri: 9 AM–8 PM; Sat: 10 AM–8 PM; Sun: 11 AM–6 PM).

Fri, June 1, 2012Sat, June 30, 2012
Repeats every day until Sat Jun 30 2012 .

The complicated psychology of father-son relationships is explored in Questions for My Father, a video that features a series of portraits of men (including the filmmakers themselves) who address the camera and pose questions to their fathers that they never before asked.

Themes of regret, sexuality, and depression emerge from the questions, which range from amusingly mundane to deeply personal. (12 mins., video)

Alberto Giacometti, Le chien (Dog), 1951 (cast 1959); Bronze; 17 ½ x 40 x 6 ¼ in.; Edition 8 of 8; Wexner Family Collection; Art © 2014 Alberto Giacometti Estate/Licensed by VAGA and ARS, New York, NY

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