“This is a story of art without markets, drama without a script, narrative without progress. The queer art of failure turns on the impossible, the improbable, the unlikely, and the unremarkable. It quietly loses, and in losing it imagines other goals for life, for love, for art, and for being.”
― J. Jack Halberstam, The Queer Art of Failure
W . I . P functions as a performance that embraces the art of failure by queering, clowning and exhausting contemporary references to class and gender through the sport of polo. A continuation of my own exploration of American heritage through her families career in horse breeding W . I . P uses the aesthetics of polo/steeplechasing to set up a system that turns failure on its head.
video coming soon.