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Boys Win Faster

Archival inkjet print of digital collage
2014
Boys Win Faster

Boys Win Faster is a digital collage that shows what appear to be two pages from an elementary school reading comprehension workbook, presented side by side. On the left is the unaltered page, and on the right is a page with identical tatters, tears, and marks as the original, but the text is a poem that appropriates, edits, and rearranges content from the original page. The poem is an interpretation of the sociocultural subtext of the content of the workbook page.

Boys Win Faster is a nod to the ubiquitous, ironic recontextualization of Dick and Jane.

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