1992 Virtual Ritual

A 24-hour durational performance and installation using a printer continually producing redacted texts representing the censorship of information about civilian deaths during the first Iraq war. Ash and clothing were placed on floor. Red Herring Gallery, Brighton, England

“Benjamin’s ‘Work of Art’ essay [...] leaves an opening for re-investigation of ritual roles for art, or ritualistic modes of art making, as a potential source of developing radical ways of using technologies to reproduce art—beyond either commodification or instrumentalisation.”

From “Delineated Coincidences. A correspondence between Leo Asemota and Monica Ross,” www.eotla.com work_in_focus.html, 2008