Lilibeth Cuenca Rasmussen

Holy Wood

Documentary video: 7 minutes
Camera and video stills: Lilibeth Cuenca Rasmussen
Editing: Henrik Möll 
Sound mix: Jens Danielsen
Music: Anders Christophersen 
Vocals: Kristian Finne Kristensen

Lyrics: Inspired by Marilyn Manson’s album Holy Wood from 2000

The small sleepy town, San Fernando de Cutud, in The Philippines awakens during Easter week. Good Friday is the highlight of the year, when Jesus Christ’s crucifixion is reenacted by the men as a gesture of gratitude. The soundtrack consists of rearranged lyrics originally authored by the pop king of Goth, Marilyn Manson. Through this music two extremes overlap. 

2006: Bandits-Mages, Bourges, A Tale of Two Cities, Busan Biennale, Busan, Woman in the Rhytym, Gävle Kunstcentrum, Gävle

2007: Machine-RAUM, BIZ-ArT in collaboration with Vejle Kunstmuseum, Vejle, Den Frie – Centre of Contemporary Art, Copenhagen

2008: Danskjävlar – en svensk kærlighedserklæring, Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, Frelst Fiktion, Museet for Religiøs Kunst, Lemvig

2009: Ex-voto, The Third Space, Belfast

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