New York goes to Montreal

Brooklyn-based art collective Elastic City┬ámakes “its audience active participants in an ongoing poetic exchange with the places we live in and visit.” How? By commissioning artists to create their own walks. As the group’s website explains, “These walks are participatory and may rely on sensory-based techniques, the creation of new folk rituals and/or other artist-derived…

He’s just walkin’

I spent a day walking around Harlem with Matt Green this past summer. Matt’s “quest” is best explained by his website: imjustwalkin.com. Yes, it’s pretty awesome. Now I’m struggling to write about that day, and what it meant, and what Matt’s project means. I think it all ties together somehow, and somehow it explains why…