I spent a month trying to be more confident and emailed myself status updates along the way.
What are you afraid of? What are you excited for?
I asked these two questions to the attendees to the Lost & Found event on 4/25/14 in Amsterdam (titled: "Fake fake Fake real Real fake Real real"). I also appropriated tweets from unsuspecting Twitter users, meditated on the statements, and attempted to create a space to both honor and humanize them.
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Website, hashtag, images
Images submitted via Instagram and Twitter in response to the questions, “What do you value?” and “What do you bring to the table?” were stacked on top of the first Google image result for the word “table.”
Commissioned by the Brooklyn Museum for the 2013 Brooklyn Artist’s Ball; code by Barry Hoggard
Animated gifs, tumblr.com
31 animated gifs, published one per day for the month of August 2012, each blinking black and white in a unique time signature.
Website, browser cookie
In 1970 the artist John Baldessari cremated all of his paintings. From the ashes he made some cookies. In early 2013, visitors to the performance page of my website were prompted to enter the name of their favorite kind of cookie. This generated a browser cookie that led to a screen thanking them for deleting my performance history.
Tally counter, inkjet print of tally counter, light bulb
Every time a tweet was posted with the phrase “you can count on me,” a light turned on then off.
Included in the exhibition "Global Space," curated by Ben Valentine at the Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art (iMOCA).
Small book (limited edition of 3)
A series of images rebuking the square, and ultimately the acquired platform itself. Later documented in the form of a small book.
Instagram photo of oil on canvas
painting dimensions: 36" x 36"
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Documentation of a six-day performance in Berlin with a stretch limo Hummer, an American flag and a turkey.
Shot by Martin Hoorweg. Made possible by Kickstarter backers.