2018 - Ongoing
Bed Checks borrows its title from a tactic of unannounced home inspections deployed by immigration authorities. The project began as a response to bureaucratic scrutiny of our marriage - a marriage between a citizen and a non-citizen. Like all mixed citizenship couples, we were suspected by default. To prove our innocence, a sceptical bureaucracy expected us to construct, and then document, a fiction of a relationship that adheres to an implied standard of heteronormative validity.