A New Face (Installation)
A New Face explores migrant labor, aging, and the changing face of American agriculture. This mashup of the Sun-Maid raisin girl and John Steinbeck’s novel The Grapes of Wrath stars Marianne’s 73-year-old mother. Recurring historical themes of debt and discrimination show the clash between the American dream of individuality and big corporate interests.
The titles in this series are appropriated phrases from The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck.
A New Face, 2018
Installation with five-channel animation cardboard video wall, two-channel cardboard video wall, single-channel video sculpture, single-channel video, DIY library, raisins, suitcases, sound
A New Face is part of The Food Groups.