To Touch the Face of God

Normalization of Deviance

Normalization of Deviance is the title for a collection of work that includes this photo diptych, a video piece, audio, printed text, and a flag. Click here to view the other pieces.

To Touch the Face of God (00:73) – [right]
A 73 second exposure of a tv screen playing the broadcasted flight of challenger.

Accidents Happen, Punky (24:21) – [left]
A 24 minute 21 second exposure of a tv screen playing an episode of the children’s show, Punky Brewster, made in the same year as the Challenger explosion. An episode in which the child actors of the show re-enacted the phenomenon of children around the country watching the challenger explosion happen in real time on a tv in their classrooms.

Archival Inkjet Prints
40" x 60" each
2018

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Ⓒ E. Aaron Ross 2018