My work explores ideas around narrative, histories, and the intangible nature of truth. 100 Stories About My Grandmother uses narratives of others to construct a picture of my grandmother, and will deconstruct notions of family and how they work. The group that I will be using to provide the stories of their grandmothers is… ⊕
1978-1991 uses both Jeffery Dahmer and Freddie Mercury to open the conversation about AIDS/HIV. In 1991, Dahmer was captured after his murderous rampage killed 17 men in Milwaukee. Dahmer was used in the media as a manifestation of the AIDS epidemic. Mercury passed away in 1991 due to bronchopneumonia brought on by AIDS. As a… ⊕
2003, 06:00 minutes, colour
This video is simply text: a long list of 400 things that are lies and only 1 truth hidden amongst the 401 statements. It is an experiment. Can one tell more about me by the lies that I tell, than by the truths? To avoid this discovery, the video has been sped up so it is difficult to read all 401 lines and the viewer can… ⊕
2003, 02:00 minutes, colour
A stop-motion animation of a tank along a sandy beach. The sounds of battle add to the idea of a war. The tank moves along the beach and then crawls up onto a figure, exploring and attacking the individual.
2003, 03:00 minutes, colour
The love between a boy and his camera cannot be broken. He decides to document his friends masturbating. In fear of it being found he covers over his video of masturbating with documenting a friend's break dancing moves. He also explains that watching his friends masturbate should not be exciting, even though it is, because… ⊕