Aaron Sheppard
To Swim (All In), 2022
live performance, 00:13:00 (video, 00:07:23)
for Hot Dez Summer at La Matadora Gallery in Joshua Tree, California
video work by Sam Schwenck
curated by Colleena Hake
audio composition, costumes and performance by Aaron Sheppard, 00:13:00
uninterrupted audio montage as social commentary incorporating speeches and interviews by Vladimir Lenin and John Lennon (resp.), sound snippets from the James Bond Octopussy film, song snippets from Édith Piaf, 
Marianne Faithfull, James, Dead Can Dance, Babes in Toyland, Tom Waits, Basil Poledouris, Antonio Vivaldi +