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lunacactus@gmail.com     © laurie mckenna. 

the Undesirables Art Installation by Laurie McKenna

Performance/Presentation Options

1. A time based event with a start and end time.  endurance: 1 hour  This includes video projection and spoken word. 

2.A video/audio loop is created that can run in the space Ideally on a large flatscreen.

3. No video or audio in the space.

4. A talk  in the space about the deportation and why I made what I made.

 

 2- D Elements:  

 1. Penny Rubbings 16 cardboard  36” x 40”  panels rubbings mounted with map tacks

 2. 12  unframed pieces  36” x 40”  cardboard panels  (media  cardboard, paper charcoal india ink, map tacks) 

 

Hanging requirements - Concrete walls would be problematic. drywall ideal for driving 4 nails for each piece.

1.Penny rubbings placed 2 panels high with 2 inches between each panel   

 Height:  8’

 Length 48’ feet wall space

2. Drawings

 Height 4’

 Length 38’ 

 

Wall space required above and below all the panels.

 

Printed Matter

 4 pamphlets  about the deportation 

 

Souvenirs

Pressed pennies 4 designs

 

POSSIBLE ART ACTION

rub a penny a ritual action

participants do their own rubbings

Rather than commemoration rubbings-- I think they are pledges. 

pledge to demand 

pledge to resist