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In Skidbladnir’s Figurehead (2009-2010), a magical ship of thirteenth-century Norse myth is used to navigate the rising waters that surround Gothenburg.

 

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This paper mahjong set is a free twenty-seven page download, and takes twelve hours to construct.

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Balloon Route, named after Los Angeles’ defunct streetcar system, is an eighty-page newsprint publication in which Michael Parker reflects on his travels seeking utopia in all its partial realizations.

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Mass Ventriloquism filled Gothenburg’s Valsalen—the upholstered belly of a taxidermied blue whale named Carolina—with the voices of fifteen women.


 

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In Imin Yeh’s Legend of the PowerAnimals, 2010 is the year of the Urban Street Pigeon. PowerAnimals stand in for the species that populate the Chinese lunar calendar, questioning ideas about authenticity.

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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.

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