Seduction is an experimental video that psychologically maps the potential affects a city’s fragmented, sexual imagery has upon human behavior conveyed through a fictional narrative device and a haunting voice-over, which is overlaid by a montaged onslaught of predatorial women gazing at the viewer. The short story, told from the point of view of a mannequin, now encased behind glass, who was once a sex worker, but had the misfortune of befriending our protagonist, Stanley Hamburger, a retired insurance salesman turned serial killer, explores contemporary theories of psycho-geography, the unconscious interplay of power and the colonizing strategies of visual culture over our imaginations. In essence, the viewer visually experiences a trance-like version of what Guy Debord coined a derive.

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