The Big Shave

Frazer Bull-Clark

The Big Shave, 9:38 min, Stereo, Australia, 2016

Frazer Bull-Clark is an artist and filmmaker currently based in Sydney, Australia. He recently graduated with a Bachelor of Visual Arts (Honours) at Sydney College of the Arts, University of Sydney. His work has been screened and installed at festivals and exhibitions around Australia.

The Big Shave is comprised entirely of clips depicting men shaving in cinema. The work operates as a life cycle; beginning with shaving cream being applied and finishing with post shave clean ups. Within this it explores representations of masculinity, creating a composite portrait of male identity.