Art Dude (episodes 1-3), Single-channel video w/ found audio from VICE, 8 min 30 sec, 2013 | In collaboration with Veronique D’Entremont
He defines himself as a painter.
This is his life’s work.
His work has matured as he has matured.
He is not selfish with what he creates.
His materials remain true to his content.
His work is about process.
His work is about looking.
His work is about seeing.
His work searches for purity.
With this work, he created his own world.
The more time you spend with his work, the more you get out of it.
His favorite color is black.
He is not a street artist.
He is a Hardcore Graffiti Writer.
Domestic Escape Artist, 3-hour performance within Get Away Car
Segment of documentation recorded by security camera at Steve Turner Contemporary on August 11, 2012
Dyad, Single-channel video, 8 minutes 39 seconds, 2012
Around the Dinner Table functions as an installation for collective performance.
The above documentation is taken from a performance at the Getty Center in October of 2011.
HOW IT WORKS:
A banquet table is stocked with an abundance of food. There is a single chair at the table. A camera faces the chair. Behind the camera is a large projection screen. A looped video plays: close-ups of mouths chewing and full of food. Below the camera, there is a sign: This food is free but please sit in the chair at the table as you eat. As one sits down in the chair, the looped video is replaced by the camera’s live stream. One eats while facing her own magnified projection. As one rises from the chair, the looped video resumes playing.
The Life of Objects [phases 1-3]
Why does the becoming of a Christmas tree involve such a degree of pomp and circumstance, while its ending is treated with the irreverence of a chore? A loaded signifier that takes its place at the center of family gatherings is discarded in the same manner as common houshold waste, dust, and dirt. This project is an exercise in processing the leftovers of a traditiona, a meditation on the signifier’s fall from preciousness to worthlessness…
Gastro Porno, Single-channel video, 4 min 11 sec, 2010 | In collaboration with Jeff Jenkins