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From the PTA, the High School and the City of Delmar, 1977

Martha Rosler reconstructs the exploration by a woman and child of the contents of a Christmas charity hamper given to them by the wealthy community of the City of Delmar, California. Played by the artist and her son Joshua, mother and child inspect the various items and food coupons. In answer to the Christmas wishes of ‘the PTA, the High School and the City of Del Mar’, the mother replies: ‘But we’re Jewish.’

Technical details

Original title:
From the PTA, the High School and the City of Delmar
Registration number:
3227
Artist:
Rosler, Martha
Date created:
1977
Date acquired:
2008
Fonds:
MACBA Collection. Barcelona City Council long-term
Object type:
Media
Media:
Single-channel video, color, sound, 10 min
Credits:
MACBA Collection. Barcelona City Council long-term loan
Copyright:
© Martha Rosler
It has accessibility resources:
No

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