Here’s a quick alert to interesting installation work in Pray-Harrold from Sarah Smarch:
Check out the posting board installation on the main floor of PH!
Inspired by studying recent BathHouse series poet, Taylor Brady, and the work of Jenny Holtzer (http://www.arthistoryarchive.com/arthistory/contemporary/Jenny-Holzer.html), both of my intro classes completed installations on the posting boards by the main floor elevators in Pray Harrold. From Peter Middleton’s essay published in Pores journal (http://www.pores.bbk.ac.uk/issues/issue5/poetry-and-public-language/middletonlanguagepublicandpoetry) on the text Poetry and Public Language (http://www.amazon.com/Poetry-Public-Language-Tony-Lopez/dp/1905700644/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1322745496&sr=8-1), we derived two parameters for public language:
1) Work that is shared with the public (public=strangers)
2) Work that comments on the time it is produced within