Felipe Ossa

The Ultimate Stimulus: Now More Than Ever
Artistic Discipline: Film/Video
Category: Brooklyn Arts Fund
Grant Year: 2021
Location: Downtown Brooklyn

Renegade economist Amanda McCloud has been stuck in her apartment for too long, marinating in her widely derided proposal for solving wealth inequality in America: modern-day concubinage. By which she means tier-two pansexual marriages between the rich and the rest of us. She can’t give her TED-rejected talk in a theater anymore, so she’s making a video, rife with excruciatingly awkward sex, social climbing and some well-known billionaires. Could her one-size-fits-all approach to one of the country’s most pressing and complicated problems be the answer no one is looking is for?