By Tarryn Gill and Pilar Mata Dupont

17th Biennale of Sydney
Sydney, Australia

Developed during residencies in Buenos Aires and at Performance Space, Sydney
Producer: Katy Green
Director of Photography: Ali Saad
Lighting design and operation: Miles Thomas
Composer, music producer and piano: Ash Gibson Greig
Lyrics: Thea Costantino
Vocals: Virginia Veronica
Violin: Shaun Lee-Chen
Double Bass: Sarah Clare
Accordion: Cathie Travers
The Virgin of Luján: Caroline Mooney
The Argentine Military: Richard James Allen, Nick Atkins, Joel Corpuz, Christopher Favaloro, Ryuichi Fujimura, Sean Marcs, Paulo Morrison, Rory Nagle-Runciman, Steven Smith-Ince
Editor: Justin Barnes. Original edit by Moviefreak Entertainment.
Director of Photography Assistant: Victor Nicolas Szmidt
Animation and graphics: James Hensby at Andesign
Sound technician (installation on Cockatoo Island for 17th Biennale of Sydney): Tom Hogan
Lament of the Argentine Military

Film, 4:58min

The Argentine Soldier and The Virgin of Luján, 2010

Giclée Prints on aluminium
Dimensions: 120 x 180 cm each

This work was made with assistance from the Western Australian Government through the Department of Culture and the Arts in association with Lotterywest; Performance Space -Sydney; The Creative Practice and Research Unit in the School of English, Media and Performing Arts - UNSW.
Thanks to David Elliot and the 17th Biennale of Sydney staff, Andesign, Diego Braude, Rodrigo Calabuig & Calarecords (Buenos Aires), Jillian Gill, Mark Osborn and the Early Falcon Car Club NSW, Steve Mattioli, Kate McDonald, Joy Richardson, Our families and friends.