“It feels so prescient today because it captures the moment we became completely overwhelmed by information.”
– Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth curator Allison Hearst, discussing Gretchen Bender
’s 1987 video installation Total Recall
—the first work “I’ll Be Your Mirror: Art and the Digital Screen
” visitors encounter. “It’s a complete assault of the senses,” she adds, describing the din produced by its 24 stacked TVs and multiple projections.