All I Want is to be A Happy Man
Multimedia Interactive Installation, 2005:
Video, interactive installation, mobile, 3d collage, pendulum, custom post-it-notes Incorporating video, interactive installation and 3D collage, Stephen explores what is supposed to make one happy.
Sarcastic, introspective, disturbing, an uncensored look at society and the state of the world. He invites one to write (provided questions on post-it-notes) what makes them; happy, angry, fearful, and what one wishes for, and ‘post’ their comments directly onto the installation.
American Alter: Interactive installation:
video, fabric, post-it-notes, picket fence, table, chairs, lamp
video: 6’26 2005
installation: approx. 12 x 16’
How are you?
What makes you angry?
What makes you happy?
What do you wish For?
What are you afraid of?
A poetic look at the ideals of America contrasted by the harsh reality and abuse of those ideals.
*some images may be too graphic for sensitive viewers
Smile: (10 minute excerpt shown here)
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