Carpet Crop

2020Performance for the camera, video, IKEA Persian carpet, cinder block
11:00 min

In this performance the camera is engaged with as a physically narrow lens, like that of a computer or phone for TikTok, that I as the performer am trying to pose for, and doing so awkwardly but persistently. What if this performance was done for the poet Rumi? The cinder block alludes to the building of this identity in the video, and the carpet alludes to the failure in the performance of that identity.