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Delivery System No. 1

After the “disappointment” of Y2K, there was a palpable hunger for apocalyptic semiosis in the air; the language of disaster seemed to permeate through all media. Three months later the disaster arrived, with ground zero just a few blocks from Location One.

For the installation, we used three projectors, each section looping independently: Good Morning, Catastrophe and Courage.

ART FORUM.com, June 1, 2001

Assisting on the project were Heather Wagner and Fran├žois Bucher, who also produced a short video documenting the process, whereby the nine actors responded to audio tape instructions, each in their own style, with additional direction from me: the nine heads in synchrony comprise the Delivery System. Hollywood Squares, following the pulse of The Catastrophe.