Every Thing Looks Permanent Until it's Secret is Known
A multi-media sculptural work consisting of an ipod, an amplifier, a computer, a plant and a large format photograph. Streaming from the internet on the ipod is the musical essay O by GZA—a bonus track from Dreddy Kruger's Wu-Tang Meets Indie Culture featuring Jim Jarmusch as the reader—playing through an amplifier that is mic'd into an Apple iMac. On the computer, internet dictation software attempts to decipher and type the words being spoken. Hanging amongst the equipment is a framed large format photograph taken of the installed piece. For each installation of the sculpture a new photograph is taken at the new venue and displayed with the tableau.
Amplifier, microphone, mic stand, wooden plinth, iMac computer, a living plant having survived 365 days in my care, and framed archival inkjet print. Dimensions variable. 2015.