Checkbook Box Bomb Facsimiles

In these times of increased insecurity, we are encouraged to imagine threats in the most mundane circumstances. The Checkbook Bomb Facsimiles give face to paranoia in the form of imagined potential threats that can be delivered by mail to our homes.

The sense of paranoia is heightened by awareness of the impending implosion of our currency under the weight of foreign debt, expressed through the manipulation of one our most time honored methods of transfer.


Checkbook Box Bomb Facsimile #1, 2004
Carbdoard, wood, fiber, battery, tape
10 1/2"x6"x3 3/4"
(10 1/2"x8 1/2"x6" in case)


Checkbook Box Bomb Facsimile #2, 2004
Carbdoard, wood, Casio watch,copper, battery, tape
8 1/2"x6"x3 3/4"
(10 1/2"x8 1/2"x6" in case)

photos: Heidi Geldhauser