Matt Stangel reviewed Thesis and my collaboration with Gabe Flores: “When Things Fall Apart” in the Mercury this week. Here’s a snippet:
It’s an experiment that echoes the Hegelian dialectic, generating artwork through oppositional forces and the solutions suggested between them. For example, Thesis collaborators Gabe Flores and Abraham Ingle decided to compile a video from a series of interviews exploring the interviewee’s fear of failure. After shooting, Ingle felt the project wasn’t successful. The pair worked toward a fix, interviewing one another about why the project came up short. The end result couples visuals from the original interviews with a phone conversation between Flores and Ingle, culminating in the artists talking on camera about their own failures.