Mokita - the truth everybody knows but no one
This book deals with truth, vulnerability and
responsibility on both personal and societal
levels. It originated from my own external and
eventual internal feelings of deception and
Mokita incorporates collaged images and a partial
transcript of my comments during a dialogue
leading up to and through the purchase of a
handgun. Also included in the book is the
quotation taken from one of many newspaper
articles written about the still unsolved serial
murders of seven women in Fort Worth, Texas.
The book's size, as well as the choice of black
leather, suture needle and thread, reinforces the
perpetual presence of danger, pain, and violence.
The suture needle is kept surgically sharp so that
the acts of opening and closing of the book are
Mokita was finalized by being shot with a bullet
fired from the purchased gun - a Charter Arms
I still have the gun. I still have the feelings.
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