"Was the assasination of JFK truly an "inside job?" Does Area 51 actually exist? How viable is the prospect of 9/11 being a cover-up? What are the links between the Freemasons and the Illuminati? Are they one and the same?
While some conspiracy theories certainly border on the absurd, their very existence reaffirms our ability as sentient beings to question and to speculate. When we consider alternative points of view, we evade the dangers of constrictive and dogmatic thought. This September, Monthly Books features Collusions of Conspiracy: books, eBooks, films, and more that center on the modern mysteries of government plots, alien abductions, and opposing viewpoints."
Playing off of the idea of the paranoid conspiracy theorist and evidence maps, I illustrated chalkboard drawings around certain themes typically parodied in mainstream media.