Untitled, 2015. An email from WikiLeak’s Global Intelligence files is printed on paper, 11.5″ × 8.5″. The GI Files reveal the inner workings of Stratfor: a company that fronts as an intelligence publisher but secretly provides confidential intelligence services to large American corporations. These leaked emails show Stratfor’s web of informers, pay-off structure, payment-laundering techniques, and psychological methods. Using the search term “sorry,” I found a personal exchange between a father and a daughter.
Untitled, 2015. Police batons are carved into flutes. Between 14″ and 24″ long, they are tuned to C, B, and G, respectively.
What of the lies we forgot we told but still believe to be true, 2015. Words are burned into newsprint with the use of a magnifying glass. 20″ × 14″.
Untitled, 2015. Scorpion grass is grown and nourished, eventually to be replanted outside the windows of elected officials.
Until there is nothing left, 2015. Graffiti from Eastern Kreuzberg is carefully replicated on the wall with gold leaf and size.
Untitled, 2015. A newspaper spread is coated with invisible poison, hypothetically to be imbibed as an individual licks their finger to turn the pages.
Workers of the world, 2015. Lucky cat figurines are painted black, referencing both the Western superstition and the anarchist syndicate.
Our times of contentment, 2015. A screenshot is printed as an 11.5″ × 8.5″ cyanotype, revealing when and where people use Google to search for nothing.
Untitled, 2015. A souvenir of the Berlin Wall is used to hold open a door.
With thanks to Zentrum für Kunst und UrbanistikZK/U.