Time/Bank currency is acquired by trading increments of one’s time, and can be swapped for goods and services within the global Time/Bank network.
When gallery visitors opened cabinet doors to access the food inside, this pulley-rigged metal harness tugged at the corners of the artist’s mouth.
For I Am A Citizen, Michael Parker photographed trees on Skid Row, which a resident named Audrae Rena Jones had wrapped in purple plastic. The images were made into a poster and packaged in an interview.
In Skidbladnir’s Figurehead (2009-2010), a magical ship of thirteenth-century Norse myth is used to navigate the rising waters that surround Gothenburg.
In the spring of 2009, Michael Parker enrolled in a sixteen-week course at Los Angeles Trade Technical College, collaborating with a class of fifty men who wanted to become Electrical Linemen.