The Con (2014)

Visual essay first published in TDR 58:2 (T222), backlit film on lightbox, 36”x24”


This work is composed of a text, which examines the figure of the con, and an image of cupped hands, which evokes the movements of a shell game.  Together, they constitute a visual essay that analyzes the various mechanism that “adjust us to taking a loss” within the framework of capitalism.  

See here for full essay: [The Con.pdf]