Post Office (lunch break), video
6:48 minutes, 2002.
A post office in Augusta, Maine closes its window service daily for a one-hour lunch break. For three weeks I entered the lobby as the window closed and claimed a desk as my personal space until the window opened again at 1:45pm. During this time many clients relied on me for information about the post office. “Post Office (lunch break)” documents the performances of physical confusion & frustration that ensued and explores how we react to a space in which our intention is thwarted.