Using multi-channel projections, Cynthia Pachikara’s installations imagine a spectator’s shadow as a void waiting to be filled with implicative video and photographic imagery. Stemming from her experience as the daughter of immigrants, these projects attempt to engage the viewer as the subject in situational quandaries about movement, space, and identity. Her presentation will survey a series of extruded video works that contemplate the notion of a body-as-screen.
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