America: Together, Apart > Works

a piece critiquing the use, by institutions, of manufactured division as a social construct to maintain power
America: Together, Apart
American Flag, Frames
h: 24 x w: 18 inches EACH
2012

In Jacques Rancière's seminal text The Emancipated Spectator, he makes an analogy that utilizes Mallarmé's poem "The White Waterlily" concluding that separation can as powerful as unity. Similarly, political division is a construct used by the power structure to manipulate and control discourse and thus maintain its privileged position.