The White Columns Curated Artist Registry is an online catalog of digital images documenting the work of artists who are not affiliated with a commercial gallery in New York City. Each submission is reviewed by our curatorial staff; in order to be considered for the registry, one must submit work digitally via this website.
ONOMONO depicts a circle of destruction, and the impact of Capitalism on our psyche. The video captures the ailments of our society through a montage of archival footage, which includes: depression-era economic graphics, catatonic patients, as well as original footage of the Atlantic-ocean, Cappadocia, and a dilapidated post in Abu-Ghosh. Objects and people exhibit and perform a charged state of mind.
Set in a 19th century horse stable, Ward unfolds a copywriter's schizophrenic upheaval. Distraught and failing to communicate, his mind cracks, as he begins to hear voices. The ultimate break unleashes an emancipatory carnivalesque dance troupe, or Jinn, who emerge from his room’s furnishings.