nina falk


‘Cut it’ - an experiment that explore, reflect and act upon cultural, historical and social messages and values within art. This video experiment sought to elucidate and mesure the subjects’ willingness to obey an authority who instructs the subject to perform acts that the person would not normally like to perform for reasons of conscience.


Two Subjects were asked to take part in an experiment into the individuals authority over art and craft.

They were left alone in a room with a pair of scissors, a pen, a bag, a jar of liquid, a hand embroided garment and seperate lists of instructions to follow without any prior information about the experiment.

The following footage shows the reslut of this.