Video Installation Social Sculpture



>Endowed with ten arms and 11 video cameras/monitors, “Black Angel” suggests a stop-action “hands up” response to a police order. Micro-video cameras reframe viewers in the context of black/ brown/tan/ beige hooded sweatshirts, referencing skin color v.v. contemporary surveillance profiling, violence against black men, Jesus, Shiva. Surveillance video of viewers is displayed on monitors housed in hooded sweatshirts, reversing expectations of ‘who’s profiling whom?’, prompts empathy, inviting interaction, empowering the profiling targets. 


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