Mixed Media Gallery Alternate view Detail: sand painting
Video Bunker
  Video Bunker   1988   installation: ( sandbags, sand painting, electronic hardware, videotape)   122"x70"x54" h.

Television as warfare! This six ton sandbag bunker contains a video monitor and stereo speakers. The continuously playing videotape is comprised of interspersed footage of television commercials, people watching television, and documentary war films. The floor of the bunker is a facsimile sand painting based on a simple electronic microcircuit.

In 1988 The piece was installed in a three person exhibition called "Fields of Fire" at The Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, Michigan. The following year the show was remounted at The Grand Rapids Art Museum, Grand Rapids, Michigan.

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