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Don't Worry Baby


HD Video installation with surround sound
2020

12' x 6' x 9'

Don't Worry Baby is an immersive installation that combines video, performance, and synthetic fringe. It is the third artwork in the Sapphic Serenade series. 

 

For Don't Worry Baby, a single figure is projected through five curtains of purple fringe that are suspended from the ceiling. Similar to a bird in a cage, the figure serenades viewers by lip synching the original lyrics from the Beach Boy’s 1964 pop song, “Don’t Worry Baby” as a looping serenade. The repetitious slowing of time creates a tender and nostalgic space, holding attention, while also exploring the relationship between technology, language and identity.