Michael is the Project Director of The American Laboratory.
We are Americans and as such, we set out to interrogate the boundaries of this identity. The American Laboratory seeks to redefine America and redefine ourselves within it: her [aesthetic] democracy (Whitman).
We are a Laboratory and as such, we set out to interrogate systems: systems of communication, systems of media, systems of expression. When we dissect these systems into their many parts (breaking media down into their constitutive elements), we are able to examine the communicative value inherent to each part. The American Laboratory seeks to redetermine how we communicate and redetermine our ability to do so