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  • The Theory Of Thin Slices: Patterns

    archival pigment print on photo luster 27 x 38 inches

  • The Theory Of Thin Slices: Behavior

    archival pigment print on photo luster 27 x 38 inches

The Theory Of Thin Slices: Patterns, Situations and Behavior

(1,367 chronologically organized personal snapshot photographs viewed three different ways)

Installation consists of two archival pigment print photographs displayed on either side of a projected video

Thin-slicing is a term used in psychology and philosophy to describe the ability to find patterns in events based only on "thin slices," or narrow windows, of experience. One of the most popular books on thin-slicing is Malcolm Gladwell's BlinkThe central argument in Blink is that our unconscious is able to find patterns in situations and behavior based on very narrow slices of experience.