Hey Fuck Face (2008) by Amber Dawn
Hey Fuck Face (2008) (4:15) (Vancouver, Canada)
by Amber Dawn
Hey Fuck Face is part two of a three part series of short video poems that explore the puzzling and often hazardous task of being human. Medical specimens, gender bending Christian clergy and kinky sex are just a few of the topics the whimsical narrator touches on during this four and a half minute video. Originally shot on black and white Super 8 film, Hey Fuck Face was created as part of the Project 8 Boot Camp, 2008.
Amber Dawn is an award-winning writer, filmmaker and activist based in Vancouver. Her works primary concern is the exploration of transgressive sexuality and feminism. Her memoir How Poetry Saved My Life: A Hustler’s Memoir won the 2013 Vancouver Book Award. She is the author of the Lambda Award-winning novel Sub Rosa, and editor of the anthologies Fist of the Spider Women: Fear and Queer Desire and With A Rough Tongue. Her newest book Where the words and my body begins is a collection of glosa form poems. She currently teaches creative writing at Douglas College and the University of British Columbia, as well as volunteer mentors at several community-driven art and healing spaces.