Cassandra was born in Nebraska and raised by a single father who said her existence was written in the stars so there was no use reaching for them. He taught her everything there was to know about life: shut up, you’re just like your mother, you’ll never leave this town.
The PDT Secrecy Study Report Vol.1 is an amalgamation of conceptual dystopian art, fashion, satirical storytelling, and staged photographs. The theme of secrecy pervades our art book. This subject is accentuated with the inclusion of a poster depicting our fictional TS-05 device – a machine that listens to and exposes the secrets of those who use it. / Featured Artists: Chris Coatham, Elaine Reichek, Frida Orupabo, Jean Malek, Jon Rafman, Kasser Sanchez, Kristian Kahn, Mattew Girolami, Olivier Raymond, Patrick Goddard, Sage Szkabarnicki-Stuart & Yasmeen Nematt Alla.
Dominique Desbiens is a Montréal-based visual artist who specializes in printmaking, especially serigraphy. She is interested in how nostalgia can be felt through certain patterns around us, contrasting with the transience of random conversations. The multiplicity inherent in serigraphy plays an important role in the composition of her artwork and in how it is displayed.