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If You Think You Understood Me Then I Must Have Misspoke (Origination)

If You Think You Understood Me Then I Misspoke Part 1: Origination, Digital Video with Sound, 2014, TRT 3:00

The video is of a fancy still life placed inside a mirrored box that rotates around the camera. The text in the video and title come from a quote from Alan Greenspan. Once while testifying in front of congress a legislator said to the famously inscrutable Alan Greenspan ” I think I am starting to understand you.” Greenspan jokingly replied “If you think you understand me then I misspoke.”

The pattern is a visual diagram of the origination of loans that would be used to create securitized investment products.