AFTERDARK)_1991 (2015-16)

exhibited at permanent.collection gallery in austin, tx in january of 2016 (see press release below), this elegaic work of historical analysis, consists of manipulated video video vignettes (flowing in suites) to both expound upon and examine the year which was 1991. significant by many merits (the first gulf war, advent of the “world wide web,” and the “year that punk broke”), 1991 also happens to be the year of the artist’s first memories. this developmental time – both in the local and global senses – was characterized by a blurring of the virtual and the real, the televised and the present, the far and the near.