creations, observed humor, & signs of the apocalypse
Is it irony when your Ford truck won’t start at the Henry Ford?
The rules apply for a city that’s functioning correctly; if it’s not functioning correctly then you need to figure out new rules. So, it’s up to us- I always felt Detroit was a very democratic city because I feel that you can affect change more here or you can at least talk to people on a different level here than in other places. You can really get into places and create organizations a lot quicker here than in other cities and change the government, change the rules.
— Detroit artist, Mitch Cope, in an interview with Juxtapoz Magaine.
I finally got the sign that I acquired this summer hung on the side of my garage.
My most recent mechanical creation: the model H5-4000 high-fiving machine. By pressing the foot pedal this machine doles out as many high-fives as your hand can bare.
What I’m calling a “ladder chair” is modeled after the tall chair a tennis umpire sits in. I made these for Sarah Buckius and Melanie Manos — together they form the ManosBuckiusCollective. More specifically they were for a performance piece during the 2010 Art Prize competition called “Pushing Paper”.