Progresso, 1998
A photo and video installation consisting of 50 black and white photos of crocheted doilies and coverings, 50 black and white photos of ink text drawings (each photo is 8”x8”), a colour video of the artist repeating a series of Italian feminine adjectives (colour: 44 minutes) and a video of her Italian grandmother repeating a series of English adjectives (colour: 51 minutes). A path of 100 photos cover a 20 foot x 3 foot area between two colour monitors. The monitors are mounted on Queen Anne style tables. Each monitor displays one of the videos, which correspond to one another.
Documentation by Robert Zingone.