MIXED EMOTIONS (2017)
This work is a visual rendering of the state of mixed emotions. It is comprised of two samples of pre-existing footage: a musical film from the 1940’s (Bathing Beauty, dir. George Sidney, USA) staring the legendary swimmer, Esther Williams, and a TV legal drama, Matlock (9 seasons, 1986-1994).
I set MIXED EMOTIONS in an environment of water because water triggers different emotions in different people. Some may enjoy it or find it relaxing, while others would try to avoid it or even become hydrophobic