Blind Spot (2014)
Blind Spot is a video made of appropriated images and audio from twenty-two movies, ranging from canonical films like Vertigo and Chinatown, cult movies like Blue Velvet and Purple Rain, and newer movies like The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo and Haywire. By appropriating material from these movies, my video twists cinema into itself. Sequences from each have been ripped out their narrative homes and reassembled into a new, yet at times familiar feeling story. This isolation of elements reveals the construction of tropes at play in moviemaking, and specifically in Blind Spot, their effects upon the female characters inhabiting the narratives and the viewers engaged in their storytelling.