A to Z

The A to Z, SD VIDEO, 2:17 min, 2008
"The A to Z" presents a slide-show of London's Evening Standard headline billboards, capitalized handwritten legends that condense complex realities into three or four-line news splashes. Charged with meaning these headlines give no information; rather they are teasers with no context. They often are telling more about what could happen rather than what really has happened. Isolated from the context of the newsstand they operate both as a narrative and as poems. In the slide-show the posters appear in alphabetical sequence with the initial character erased...