Attraction, Repulsion, Rage | Jon Rafman’s ‘Mainsqueeze’

Tweet Hundreds of people stuck in a giant swimming pool passively floating to the rhythm of artificial waves. The poor resolution of the found footage muddles them into a contextless and faceless crowd. Nobody tries to escape the crowd, or go against the current. They are trapped but happy enough. It’s like Dante’s Inferno but without the drama. Just the people floating in the mud. The final scene of Mainsqueeze captures “a contemporary atmosphere or mood”… [read more »]