In “You Deserve It,” two women from a remote alpine village religiously complete stations of repetitive, durational activity. Half of the stations earn them nickels, and the other half allow them to spend the nickels for a prize. After completing all stations, the women float into a liminal state to reset the stations and begin again.
Interview with Julie Niemi, Sixty Inches from Center
You Should Come: One Night Only – Roxaboxen Exhibitions, 7/28/11
Photos by Julie Niemi
Resuscitate – Defibrillator Gallery, 1/21/12
Photos by Tim Schmidt