Health, Wealth, and Progeny
Dave Greber & Matthew Holdren
with music by Matt Aguiluz
wood, polyester transparencies, acrylic paint, 5-channel video
Curated by Richard McCabe
@ the Ogden Museum of Southern Art
New Orleans, LA
In an epic and universal internal battle, three television doctors*, embodying the first three chakras**, are greedily fishing for human consciousness on the sea of materialism. The fourth chakra, activated by the awakened Kundalini***, destroys them in a fit of unconditional love.
*Dr. Melina Jampolis of FIT tv, Dr. Lisa Masterson of The Doctors, and Dr. Mehmet Oz of Dr. Oz
**which can deal with biological motivations, such as basic self defense, desire for material wealth, sexual desire, desire to reproduce, etc.
***Kundalini refers to an unconscious, instinctive force lies coiled at the base of the spine. It is envisioned as a sleeping serpent, some translations call it 'serpent power'.