Symbiosmosis, 2016
Single-channel video projection

Symbiosmosis is a looped single-channel video projection that explores natural assemblage as patterns of unintentional coordination and challenges human authoritative intervention in the natural world. The sub(ob)ject, a wood eating mushroom known as Pleurotus spp., “breathes” with the wind as a tableau vivant before its stark dislocation: picked, harvested, stolen. The film’s long contemplative single take enables viewers to familiarize themselves with the framed natural setting, only to be confronted with loss and subsequent growth.

Exhibited Janurary 2017 in the Standing Rock benefit, Re:defintion, at the Paramount Theater in Seattle, Washington.