sea the forever is sea the, 2018

My grandmother, mother, and I read aloud, “Jump off the diving board and d(r)ive through time.” Imagine a diving board as a time machine—the work shifts between times and locations.

Every 35 minutes, sea the forever is sea the begins again. The video is punctuated by Super Trouper Intermission, which features a flute quartet performing ABBA’s Super Trouper. Benches with separate channels of audio are placed along the room’s perimeter. Maps illustrating pieces of the video’s script are presented for viewers to take. Custom-printed beach towels suggest the shoreline and orient viewers towards different channels of video.

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sea the forever is sea the is a fragmentary travelogue that moves between time, space, and outer space. The artist takes a road trip with her great-grandmother, grandmother, and mother to the Very Large Array.