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STANDING STRONG, title of a poem by Ed Roberson, 2016 Vintage Ladder, 481 pairs of boxing hand wraps, the total number of African American men killed by gun violence in Chicago from January 2016 - October 25th, 2016. 110 x 10 x 30 inches

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PORTRAIT OF A YOUNG MAN, 2016 18 minute video recorded with Police Body Camera, 23karot gold leaf frame, police body camera on gold shelf. Performed by Spencer Hopkins PORTRAIT OF A YOUNG MAN is a visual song portraying the life and experience of Spencer Hopkins, a young African American man living in Chicago. Recorded with a police body camera, this work seeks to question the camera itself as a mediator between the authority and the civilian.

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Police body camera on gold shelf

THE NIGHT WAS FILLED WITH THE HUMAN FEAR OF DROWNING, 2016 23 Karot gold leafed frame, inkjet print, brass plate 64 x 44 inches

WE LEAVE OFF THE ENDINGS, 2016 Framed Inkjet print 18 x 24 inches

HE STARED INTO THE MIDDLE DISTANCE, 2016 HD video on 5 monitors in custom wood frames with 23K gold leaf 49 x 120 x 5 inches, 8 minute loop

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CAUGHT A CHILL, 2016 6 wind chime music boxes each playing a an individual Solfeggio frequency, gramophone music box, zipper pulls, chain, yarn wrapped vintage bird cage. each cage: 14 x 9 x 48"

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