Megan Dunn

Labyrinth (1998)

5 min 1 secSingle channel / Digital Video / Colour / Sound

"This is my most autobiographical video. In Labyrinth (1986), I am played by the young Jennifer Connelly. Trapped in a metaphorical maze (which does strongly resemble the movie set of the Jim Henson film) I wrestle with my own inner demons. The soundtrack is provided by a Louise Hay self-help tape. I think this video reveals that I have never been good at practicing ‘affirmations.’ I think it also reveals that the relationship between ‘Jared’ and Jennifer Connelly was always a bit weird. But perhaps overall, it reveals how much I loved the film Labyrinth and how much I wanted to look like Jennifer Connelly. Still do."

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