Art Work > Western Ethos Trial

This work investigates the American West, superimposing eras of film and 8mm footage. The process provides a disruption of time and allows me to record myself as an aftereffect of history, custom, and geography. The videos show footage of historical western fronts and a performance of my western persona running a suicide, a practice used in modern day sports training. Born in the Dominican Republic, raised in Denver, CO, and now have been living along the east coast for the last several years, my questions come from an accepting of nationalism and feelings of inadequacies