Sunday, August 18, 2013

Workbook: Bryant Park Land Mark — Public Interaction

Friends, acquaintances, and strangers dropped by -- and in -- the Bryant Park Land Mark.
The day was overcast, mild, cool, windless.
We chatted with New Yorkers. We were approached by those from outside the USA.
One couple from the Netherlands gave us advice on where to create the next Land Mark — in Amsterdam.
Coreforms:  Canals, Rembrandt, Begijnhof, Artplein 't Spui
Keywords: Art, Globalization, History, Mobility, Tourism

Workbook: Bryant Park Land Mark — Early Morning Set Up

DOE Projekts arrived at 8 am and began to create the Bryant Park Land Mark. 
Ms. Nina Coveney, Bryant Park Events Coordinator, greeted us and helped prepare. 
Bryant Park was quiet during our set up. 
Only one pair of "love birds" asked for a photo op. 
Coreforms: Book, Face, Flower, Fountain, Seeds, Zero and One
Keyworks: Art, Economy, Identity, Work

Thursday, August 15, 2013

Workbook: Bryant Park Land Mark — DOE Projekts Prepares

DOE Projekts will create a temporary 'Land Mark' for Bryant Park in Manhattan, New York City, on Sunday morning, August 18. The temporary Bryant Park Land Mark is part of the ongoing DOE Projekts' art action called "Workbook."

"Workbook: Bryant Park Land Mark" incorporates keywords and coreforms related to the historic park and the adjacent New York Public Library. Keywords include Knowledge, Movement, Nature and Self. Coreforms include seeds, fountain, book, face, flower, zero and one.

DOE Projekts is a socially-engaged art practice initiated by Deborah Adams Doering ( Recent projects include "JUST US AT WORK" (Kassel, Germany) and "What I Want to Say: Coreforms and Keywords" (Chicago, USA). 

Below: Workbook, DOE Projekts