MFA1 solo show at Calarts, titled “Investment Process” (2011), is a multi-media installation that includes photographs, video projections, and sculpture. The work explores how culture constructs pleasure through industry and production. “Investment Process” addresses issues of commodity, commerce, and a societal desire to posses and collect objects. Within the installation, Copper Mine (2011) is projected on the wall opposing the Tin Mine (2011) video projection. Photo documentation of the installation can be found in the PHOTOGRAPHY / SERIES / INVESTMENT PROCESS, 2011 section of this website. ©2013 Larissa James Studio.