portfolio > Reflections of China

2011
2011
2011

a meditation on my first visit to the People's Republic of China, focusing on the relationship between thousand-year-old sacred sites/traditions and the encroaching national drive towards consumer-Capitalism

The installation simulates the entranceway of popular Buddhist temples visited on my trip. The red beam at the foot of the doorway is intentional, and reflects an architectural feature of most of these temples, which prompts visitors to step calmly and intentionally when entering the holy space. The interior of the installation features a digital video collage of my journey, projected onto the surface of a wooden structure reminiscent of the coffers used for incense offerings within these temples.

installation project space facilitated by Lincoln Arts Project
single channel video screened at the 4to Festival Internacional de Video Arte Camagüey | Camagüey, Cuba | April 2012