Deconstructed Anthems
is a music performance and light installation in which a self-playing piano or music ensemble deconstruct the Star-Spangled Banner, repeating it multiple times, removing notes at the rate of mass incarceration, and ending in silence.

Featured a jazz trio including Emmy-winning pianist Kris Bowers (Dear White People), trumpeter Ambrose Akinmusire (Blue Note) and Grammy-nominated bassist Burniss Earl Travis (13th) • Commissioned by Day for Night in Houston • Curated by Alex Czetwertynski • Researched in partnership with Vera Institute of Justice • Featured in Pigeons and PlanesVibe MagazineInterview MagazineThe Art NewspaperHyperallergic