Abject Transaction is a long-term photography project that catalogues the objects found in antique shops all across the U.S. and their continued retelling of colonial mythology: the savage, the slave, and the white frontier. From the objects themselves to their curation to the buyers of racist ideologies that coat these objects, each facet of the antique shop come together to tell the history of white supremacy and modern day settler colonialism in the U.S. Through the sheer density of the photographic catalogue of racist objects, Abject Transaction confronts the audience with the expansive and ever present colonial project of racial hierarchy and myth-making.
Digital photography, 2017 — ongoing.