The Virulent Myth of Upward Mobility

Pochoir, screenprint, chine collé, repurposed fabric on salvaged craft store kitsch canvas (with the text “Love grows Well in Little Houses”) left behind in our kitchen when we purchased our home; 30″x6″; 2021

Created during the pandemic when the expectation to consume in order to “return to normal” felt especially aggressive and egregious, this piece highlights the alluring and destructive principle of conspicuous consumption and the expectation to compete economically and socially.