Photographer and historian Johnnie Chatman’s process begins in the archive, searching for landscape images to recreate. In this artist video produced by INSITE, the artist shares how placing himself in the frame recontextualizes documentation of the American West, making visible the erased history, and impact of people of the global majority in the preservation and development of this country. INSITE, is an initiative committed to the production and documentation of artworks in the public sphere, watch more at insiteart.org/videos.
Producer: Ataque Sensacional Entertainment
Cinematographer: Abraham Ávila
Editors: Ian Glauco and Abraham Ávila