Ink on clayboards
96"w x 72"h
Part of the New Mythologists: The Three Horsemen of the Apocalypse series.
New Mythologists: The Three Horsemen of the Apocalypse is an innovative, site-specific installation that moves beyond memory, beyond recollection, to strive for new possibilities. What happens to this end-of-the-world myth when it fails to deliver what it has promised? Can we rearrange and repurpose it to suit the needs of the new millennium?
This work creates a world of new myth through which the viewer is better able to analyze and understand the predominant influence The Corporation has over our visible and invisible day-to-day realities. What was once controlled by organized religion has been usurped by The Corporation. No longer is the end game salvation. Now it is consumption and personal profit. The New Mythologists series will not only focus on heightening awareness of The Corporation’s control but will also offer brief glimpses of hope for a world not dominated by The Corporation; mythology usurped by the people.
DEATH is signified by “When I become DEATH, DEATH is the seed from which I grow.” It looms over the entire exhibition like Big Brother. It is representative of how The Corporation pervades almost every aspect of our day-to-day lives, yet their presence remains largely obscured except by those who are critically aware of their presence.