"The Resuscitation of Uplifting (Chittenden Lobby: Triangle Aria)," production still (2005)

"The Resuscitation of Uplifting (Chittenden Lobby: Triangle Aria)," production still, 2005
Performer: Carolyn Shoemaker. From "The Chittendens," five or six channels shot on 16mm film transferred to video and projected as digital media, color, sound, variable length per channel (total length: 2 hours 13 min). Musical score by Sean Griffin.
© Catherine Sullivan

"There’s a place in the work where automation and mechanization is like a kernel of mindlessness. It’s meant to be frightening because it’s arbitrary- because you can’t understand why....A fundamental principle of the way the regime operates is by giving no explanation for itself."

- Catherine Sullivan