Gregory Sale and Kimi Eisele have a simple, yet profound question for Phoenicians: Ever wonder about the future of this place?
If so, you can immediately become an active participant in their interpretive piece Go Ahead, Wonder, which will have a presence at the "Phoenix as Wonderland: Art from New Times' Best of Phoenix 2009" exhibit.
Sale's idea for the piece - which is an amalgamation of media, text, photography, sound, interviews, and participation - was to envision his personal wonderland here in Phoenix as a community that gets involved with social issues.
The instructions go like this:
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Leave a one-minute voice message, e-mail one hundred words, or contribute at the opening of the "Phoenix as Wonderland" exhibition during October First Friday. Offer your vision for how this region could grow/change/evolve physically, ecologically, intellectually, socially, emotionally, culturally, and/or spiritually over the next ten, twenty, or fifty years.
Out loud: 602.744.6527 In writing: firstname.lastname@example.org In person: 1437 North 1st Street, Phoenix from 6 to 10 p.m. Friday, October 2
"Phoenix as Wonderland: Art from New Times' Best of Phoenix 2009" opens with a free First Friday reception on Friday, October 2, at [merz]project, 1437 North First Street. For more information, call 602-229-8478 or write to email@example.com.