In the Black Box (Looking Out) is a 2-channel video juxtaposing theater with social work to explore secondary trauma caused from inhabiting another person's experience.
Jody Wood works primarily in time-based media and social practice. Her studio practice includes mediums of video art, photography, and performance art. Her social practice intervenes in social service agencies, aiming to sculpt power dynamics, relationship networks, and resist stigmas surrounding poverty and homelessness. Her work has been supported by prestigious institutions including ArtPlace America, A Blade of Grass, Esopus Foundation, Rema Hort Mann Foundation, and through residencies with McColl Center for Art + Innovation, Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, and Skowhegan School for Painting and Sculpture. Her work has been featured in publications such as The Atlantic, MSNBC, and The Huffington Post and is included in permanent collections at the Brooklyn Museum Libraries and Archives Collection and Yale University Robert B. Haas Family Arts Library.