Testament (2009)

4 channel video installation, LACMA, 2009

Testament is a multi-channel video installation composed of hundreds of fragments of vlogs (video diaries) found online that form choruses of speakers, edited and sequenced like streams of self-revelation and narrative that flow and dissipate over the space of the gallery. The rhythms, patterns, and layers of faces and voices fill the gallery, reflecting a collective longing to be connected, to define ourselves as part of a larger social body, and to be seen and heard in public even as we further isolate ourselves in front of screens.