Inflorescence Scaffold

2022


Inflorescence Scaffold was performed as part of a larger installation while in the Grad Fellow program at the Headlands Center for the Arts. I performed atop a treadmill in front of a projection of footage of the defunct West Coast Departmental Rifle Range at Fort Barry locating in the Marin Headlands. I steadily run in place while carrying a foam prop arm. The piece means to evoke questions surrounding war at a distance: weather that is physical distance, the expanse time, or the detachment of war filtered through media. What does it mean to live during wartime away from immediate perception but with access to frontline footage broadcast in POV over social media channels. How do we respond to violence elsewhere and what forms do our mediations take?

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