Cassie Thornton at Evergreen

Wed, 10/07/2015 - 11:30am - 1:00pm
Cassie Thornton at Evergreen
Recital Hall of the Communications Building
The Evergreen State College
11:30 - 1:00, Wednesday October 7th

Cassie Thornton is a social practice/interdisciplinary artist. She's interested in debt and privacy, and in industries that promote individual liability, deny trust and interdependence.Her work investigates and reveals the impact of governmental and economic systems on public affect, behavior and unconscious.

Her website ("a wild place with a boring facade") has brief descriptions of lots of her recent work - visualizing debt, using sound to express and manipulate debt, dramatizing the dirt that still lingers in clean bank lobbies, repurposing an old activist video to critique education as an instrument of social control and subordination through student debt, and so on....