The compression is not subservient to the explosion; it gives it increased force (2011) documents a negotiation of desire between myself with the man in the box. After I posted a Craigslist ad in the Casual Encounters section seeking a participant for a video, the man responded with a project of his own.  After repeated discussions, we ultimately agreed upon a set of conditions that attempted to satisfy both of our respective needs.   His frustrated intentions quickly came into tension with my own refusal to fully acquiesce to his demands, yet at the same time my prerogatives as an artist required me to compromise my position and meet him halfway.