an installation for internet, computer, video projector, speakers, red PVC coated wire, wood, plastic, fish line, rope lights and controllers, various hardware, dimensions vary
Viewers navigate by joystick through a web site projected from a black box at the tail end of a structure that outlines a biplane. Constructed by the digital altercation of airplane emergency procedure manuals, the site reconstitutes their original design through captioning the innocuous characters with the titles of immediate family members. Certain passages lead the participants away from the domestic struggle for survival revealing a subtext of roles played between two male lovers playing the balancing act of airplane in their underwear.
Emergency Exits premiered at the Marcuse Gallery at UC San Diego and then traveled to The Kitchen in New York.