In “The Committee” 8 to 12 year old children explain how they decided to spend 7000 pounds. They discuss the process of decision making and the values guiding their decisions. The children are 11 regulars at a youth center in Bow, London, and were invited by the artist to spend her Emdash Award budget, normally aimed towards production of art work for Frieze Art Fair. The children were free to spend the money any way they wanted as well as to choose how to make decisions in a group.
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English title / The Committee
Teoksen nimi suomeksi / The Committee
Original title / The Committee
Keywords / children (age groups), money, charity, creativity
Type / Single channel
Genre / political commentary, documentary
Country / United Kingdom
Picture ratio / 16:9
Duration / 00:15:00
Language / English
Sound format / Stereo
Year / 2014
Cast / Siri Baggerman (Cinematographer), Pilvi Takala (Director), Jordana Maurer (Editor), Maiya King (Actor), Tyler Julier (Actor), Joe Connier (Actor), Kacey Thurbon (Actor), Jayden Smith (Actor), Kevin Foster (Actor), Lewis Peters (Actor), Olivia Desimone (Actor), Lauren King (Actor), Peter Naylor (Actor), Larry Simmons (Actor), Les Ateliers de Rennes Biennale d'art contemporain / - (Funder), Frame Visual Art Finland / - (Funder), Emdash Award - Frieze Projects 2013 / - (Funder), Bilgehan Özis (Sound), Pilvi Takala (Author)