SUBTALK by Benton C Bainbridge, Abigail Child and Eric Rosenzveig. 2002. Digital video; 4:30 minutes; color; sound

Subtalk documents the heavy post-9/11 police presence in New York’s subway system and imagines the MTA’s “SUBTALK” PSAs supplanted by Gertrude Stein’s “Wars I Have Seen.”

Premiered in “History Makes a Comeback” at New York Video Festival, 2003

Texts excerpted from “Wars I Have Seen” by Gertrude Stein