Wherever You Go, There We Are

Wherever You Go, There We Are (digital video, 2017, 11:45)

Efforts to sound human and look natural go awry. Autochromed vintage postcards provide the scenery for a road trip narrated by automated correspondence (all dialogue taken from spam emails). Aspiring to look more realistic by adding color to the image, the postcards instead are garish, while the narrator’s entreaties become foreboding and obtuse, in his relentless effort to capture our attentions.