Expecting Helen- mixed media, 2010


Expecting Helen is comprised of five life-sized alligators

created in an exterior courtyard and one life-sized alligator created inside the museum. Each alligator is fitted with two surveillance camera eyes. Footage from

all twelve cameras is projected behind the alligator in the museum. The audience first encounters the exterior courtyard alligators not realizing, until they see the

interior footage, that the alligators are recording and projecting their movements.  While the audience is able to see themselves in the real time footage from the

interior alligator, they can only imagine what was captured when they were  outside and who was watching based on the current footage.

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