Drawing on an assembled collection of images of European Orientalist paintings depicting women, Jeffereis’ video employs digital editing techniques as both a critical examination of colonial fantasies and a speculation on liberatory possibilities.
The Moment before a Dream is a film and performance lecture that rewrites archival spaces of darkness as sites of emancipation, refuge, and reinvention for the women put on display in ethnographic exhibitions at colonial world fairs.
Seeing Water Lilies is a three-channel video that reflects on what it means to see art in the absence of sight, using verbal description for people who are blind or have low vision.
The artist and her mother repurpose a traditional Japanese Bon Odori Festival dance as an act of remembrance at the Heart Mountain War Relocation Center in Wyoming--a Japanese American incarceration camp where the artist’s maternal grandmother was detained from 1942-45.
The artist, along with her mother, stages an intervention on the Wyoming landscape where her maternal grandmother was incarcerated during World War II.
Temixco repurposes a Japanese Bon Odori dance, traditionally performed during ceremonies to honor ancestors, at water theme park built over the site of a World War II Japanese Mexican incarceration camp.
Fallout Shelter is a thought experiment about ethics, identity , and world-building that stages a US naval training exercise outlining a post-apocalyptic survival scenario in which ten people occupy a fallout shelter.