The Complete Guide To Having Children With Perfect Teeth (edition 1) 2010
mixed media and sound track
Each participant filled a brown paper grocery bag with domestic detritus. Collected materials were sorted by color and participants combined the materials in a subjective aesthetic creating a series of new relationships. The discarded debris of everyday life was re-aligned to imply alternative narratives.
Contributors were recorded discussing their objects and their voices were combined with other sounds to produce a non-literal soundtrack. Their words either augment the story of their ephemera or fabricate another history entirely.
Mary Jo Bateman