Peaceful Warrior

A lone ethnologist finds himself in a field site in Limbo, where he has no subjects to research. His thoughts are not always his own, and viewers can eavesdrop.

 

Installation, with sound, performance, video (Animated digital projection of blank slide projection perpetually looped, ladders, string, plastic, wood, drop ceiling panels, two hours, Nate Flagg (Artist/trained anthropologist/ghost), plastic sheeting/tent, Lizzy De Vita’s studio holdings, fake arrowheads, arrows without fletching, glow in the dark replicas of severed little girl fingers from the Dani Tribe, dead hummingbird, two-hour-long recording of the thoughts of Nate Flagg, Lizzy De Vita, an 80 year old Robert Gardner, Frank Zappa, circa 1985, socio-linguist Debora Tannen, ethnologist Karl Heider circa 1961, and others in the voice of Lizzy De Vita, accessible through headphones connected to a device connected to headphones connected to a device connected to headphones connected to the head of Nate Flagg.)

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