Heartbreak does not occur in isolation; it is marked by patriarchal violence, heteronormativity, misogyny, power, privilege and oppression. Wounds captures the nuances of moving through pain while at once challenging the male gaze. It is playful. It is sad. It is traumatic. And, it is healing.
Filmed on a rainy day on the traditional territory of the WS’ANEC’ (Saanich), Lkwungen (Songhees), Wyomilth (Esquimalt) peoples of the Coast Salish Nation, otherwise known as Esquimalt on Vancouver Island, ‘Wounds’ was written and the video was directed by Isabella Harned and Laura Glover. The video was edited by Montreal-based editor Olivia Du Vergier and filmed by Vancouver-based videographer Daniel Keen.