Collector's Item

The everyday ambivalence of property

Eula Biss
and
Dalia Huerta Cano

Collector’s Item is a short film exploring the everyday ambivalence around property, consumption, and whiteness. Filmmaker Dalia Huerta Cano and novelist Eula Biss wrote the text collaboratively and adapted it from a longer work.

Eula Biss is the author of four books, most recently Having and Being Had.
Dalia Huerta Cano is a Mexican filmmaker, cinematographer, and editor with a focus on documentaries and experimental films. Her work has been selected, exhibited, and awarded at film festivals around the world.
Originally published:
March 1, 2022

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