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In 1999, Hans Waanders (1951-2001) set up a series of bird perches along European waterways, hoping to woo a kingfisher. “Fishing Perches,” a small accordion-style book, documents the project.

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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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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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These ephemera portraits represent improvised issues of Landfill Quarterly, constructed by participants at the 2011 Creative Time Summit and exhibition.

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These cards document responses to a question Brindalyn Webster posed to attendees at Bay Area community meetings: “If this meeting was a piece of architecture, what would it be?”

 

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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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