The Beacon Project
Video Projection Art Installation
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America: July 3 - July 8

Defining American identity in a divisive climate.

American Wonder Woman

American Wonder Woman

Inertia DeWitt

American Wonder a performance art, video installation by creator and performer Inertia DeWitt, in collaboration with videographer Vicente Almanza, combines rock‐star power and pop culture with political commentary to create an anthem for the new millennium.

Presence/Prevalence

Presence/Prevalence

My intention in this project is to document the happenings of life throughout the vast and often harsh landscape of the American West.

This Old American House

This Old American House

Jessa Ciel

 I’m particularly fascinated with how people of color in America engage with our America creation narrative and pull from pop culture references —that often omit or grossly stereotype non-white Americans—to construct personal identity.

Indigenous Myth

Indigenous Myth

Jeremy Dennis

The essential issues I work toward resolving are indigenous identity, assimilation, and tradition. Throughout my analysis of American history and post‐colonialism thinking that influence my work, I constantly question and disrupt social norms, popular culture references and historic narratives in relation to indigenous people.

America

America

Gerry Simpson "GOS"

My work includes images of people, places, and the interesting things around me. Sacramento is one of the most diverse cities in the United States.

 In this new body of work I have begun photographing intimate fragments of a psychological space that I imagine exist between the taking off and putting on of a code. This body of work explores the inherited collateral damage of using codes to navigate the perpetual wilderness of white supremacy and patriarchy at the intersectionof being a black woman.

In this new body of work I have begun photographing intimate fragments of a psychological space that I imagine exist between the taking off and putting on of a code. This body of work explores the inherited collateral damage of using codes to navigate the perpetual wilderness of white supremacy and patriarchy at the intersectionof being a black woman.