Cutting Edge, The

Great Britain 1986, 7'| Director, Screenplay, DoP, Editor, Sound, Production Karen Ingham | Distribution LUX

Synopsis
The Cutting Edge is about the taboos involved in showing female body hair, about waxing, caustic creams and about women who always appear to be smooth and hairless – an image that also conjures up powerlessness.

 

Biography
Scientist, filmmaker and writer Karen Ingham was born in England and grew up in the USA, Norway and Germany. She studied Time-Based Arts in Nottingham, and Art, Design and Media at Swansea Metropolitan University, where she also did a PhD. She worked for the Chapter Arts Centre and the BBC and is director of the Centre for Lens-Arts and Science Interaction and the Science, Arts, Technology Network.

Karen Ingham
Great Britain
1986
Experimental, Short Film
2009
Focus: Freedom