Lorna Simpson b. 1960
Chess (2013)
3-channel video installation, black and white, sound, looped
Duration: 10:19 min.
Performance by: composer/musician Jason Moran

"In Simpson's project--in which one plays chess with oneself--how does one extract oneself from oneself to outwit oneself? Who wins? Technically it would end in a draw and or extend into a Borgesian infinity. How does one become one's own doppelgänger?" -Joan Simon