American Suburb { windoze }
{ 1992 } Installation — made of found windows, recliner chair, lampshades, newspaper and lighting

American Suburb was part of the installation and performance piece American Dream 4. The suspended assembly of windows in space, surrounding and leading to the broken armchair were to suggest a typical nighttime drive through any nearby area suburb. As the viewer, from the front of the installation, the viewer fills in as one of 2 missing elements — the television set. From the back, the viewer can imagine his or herself as the American television watcher, in the grand command seat. From either side, the viewer gets a neo-Futuristic glimpse of houses going by during a casual drive through town.

The 'missing elements' definitely suggest the emptiness of television watching activities, activities that oftentime fill 4 to 6 hours of the average American's time per night. Time that often goes 'missing'.

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