TRT 5:00 min
two-monitor/dual projection piece
Left: a tropical setting where the artist slaps at imaginary mosquitoes, then scratching at bugbites obsessively, before finally obliterating herself with insect repellent. Right: a time-lapse shot of a mosquito coil (an incense-like repellent) burning down to nothing but ashes.
A study in self-defeating paranoia, and mythologies of safety and protection: the unseen things that we try to protect ourselves against are nowhere near as dangerous or toxic as the things we use to protect ourselves with.