silent digital video, 4 minutes, 2007
The video consists of sixteen wrestling figures appropriated from televised events like World Wrestling Entertainment’s RAW. Each wrestling figure is a one second loop taken from the moment after jumping off the ropes and before hitting the ground. The figure is removed from the environment of the ring and placed into a non-space, a black void. Existing together in this empty space the figures start out separated and small, as they begin to interact they become stuck to each other, and eventually they all become one amorphous ball of flesh until exploding at the end and separating once again.
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