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Breaking News, 2019
Single-channel video

In this video performance, I adopt the role of fictional United Nations representative, Jaklin Caal Maquin, named after a 4-year-old Guatemalan girl who died of the flu at a U.S. migrant detention center in December 2018. As Maquin, I announce a peacekeeping mission to address the U.S. border crisis, and a transfer of U.N. leadership to indigenous and aboriginal people. In this latest work, in addition to uncovering uncomfortable truths from the past and present, the piece presents a vision of an alternative future.

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