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Taken from the media, these large images resemble history paintings: capturing a dramatic moment in time where individuals are caught in a public crosscurrent. There are protests and vigils, accidents and scenes of chaos, moments of intimacy and perseverance.

Woven as Jacquard tapestries, up to 60" x 80", the images echo their digital origin in the rough texture.

In the images, we can observe victims and perpetrators, innocents and onlookers. A common thread of pathos emerges, making it hard to look away—even though we might want to.