• BEST MIXED-MEDIA / F&M ART SHOW / APRIL '14
• EXHIBITED PIECE / PHILLIPS MUSEUM OF ART / APRIL '14
US is a found footage film, edited together from clips existing in the depths of YouTube. As the viewers embarks on a slow burn of seemingly self-consumed human behavior, amusement can boil to frustration. As one figuratively points, the piece vindictively turns on itself. How noticeable are the time-stamps to you, which are all modern US catastrophes from Columbine to 9/11? Who's struggling here, the on-screen subjects, victims or viewer? Is this shallow self-absorption, or purposeful distraction?