Artist Projects

Carry On


Edgar Endress , Lori Lee

Carry On is a short film about the search for an illegal Haitian immigrant, using an abandoned backpack as the primary clue. Based on the filmmakers’ research of a hidden aspect of illegal immigration, the film references the process in which individuals arrive on U.S. shores in wet clothes, with dry clothes protected in a plastic bag. After making landfall, they exchange their wet clothes for dry, their old identity for new. In lush and poetic visual language, Carry On chronicles the search for “Eulysses,” a pseudonym for the bag’s owner, whose identity is constructed through the contents of the bag.

  • Artists

    Edgar Endress

    Edgar Endress was born in Chile in 1970. He studied at ARCOS in Santiago, Chile, graduating with the B.F.A. equivalent. In 2001 he received his MFA f…

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    Lori Lee

    Lori Lee was born in Texas in 1970. She has published several articles addressing slavery, archaeology, and space and place and has received a number…

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