Heather Bursch Unreleased single-channel video installation with sound
single-channel video installation with sound
wood flat is 12' x 9' x 4'

The piece centers around a figure caught in a vicious cycle of visibility and disappearance. Lifted from Scorcese’s 1983 film King of Comedy, the flattened comedian becomes a kind of everyman or stand-in persona. In an attempt to individuate himself and earn adulation, he steps in front of the camera only to disappear into the audience from which he is constructed.

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