Interview: DOEprojekts

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Interviewer Philip Hartigan PH: How did the idea of DOEprojekts come into being? DOE: In 2008, Deborah started envisioning and creating larger installations. Glenn initially helped with administration, but then began to contribute creatively as well. We then found ourselves collaborating with individual artists and groups, and we realized this is something we really enjoyed […]

Place Setting: Chicago Sculpture International Biennial 2014

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Shadows of absent Elks’ medals and ribbons are printed on the tablecloth and dinner plates in DOEprojekts’ participatory installation titled “Place Setting.” We consider questions such as “In spaces such as the Elk’s National Veterans Memorial, how is culture ‘fed’ — to our generation and future generations?” and “How are we nourished by such patterns?” […]

BACKBONE Participatory Performance

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DOEprojekts has designed and created a unique “mantle” made of African fish vertebrae, Asian bovine bone, and US stainless steel. BACKBONE is a mobile performance that invites participants to interact with the mantle. Archival digital prints and monoprints serve as artifacts related to each performance. Cultural Keywords considered as points of departure related to BACKBONE […]

Land Mark

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DOE Projekts created a temporary ‘Land Mark’ for Bryant Park in Manhattan, New York City, August 2012. The temporary Bryant Park “Land Mark” is part of the ongoing DOE Projekts’ art action called “Workbook.” “Workbook: Bryant Park Land Mark” incorporates Keywords and Coreforms related to the historic park and the adjacent New York Public Library. […]