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Via a dérive-style process in different cities, my identity as American tourist and American citizen is contrasted with people in different cultures who [actively or passively] resist controls of public streets and spaces emanating from American-style policies whose outcomes would privilege tourists, property, and business owners over other street users.

Self-documentation in the work initiates an interrogation of power, privilege, and American-ness, through negation and/or return of the gaze, and intentional ambiguity in mapping processes that reference challenges to spatial authority. The pursuit of Intersubjectivity may begin where modernist assumptions are inverted and subverted.