‘I Babysat for Those Fools’ is a mural framing a series of videos, and was co-authored with Jessica Mensch. The videos are dramatic reenactments based on the anecdotal accounts of Amityville residents during the 1970s, when a horrific murder shook the town and subsequently fueled the Amityville Horror fiction franchise. The videos recount seemingly unrelated tales told by Amityville residents: memories of a teenage babysitter, recollected rumors about the high school football team, and a haunting premonition before a fatal car accident. (Learn More)
Installation documentation from Judith and Norman Alix Art Gallery, Sarnia, Ontario.