"We come to September. How shall the historian condense that month?"
-- Christopher Morley, History of an Autumn
September was published as a part of our project Don't Worry We'll Fix It, a special project made for PICA’s Time-Based Art Festival in 2011. It was a daily publication that featured essays and images about a variety of topics from art conservation to censorship, and from revisionist history to thinking about thought. Copies of the newspapers were hand-edited throughout the course of the exhibition by 2 performing office workers. They added hyperlinks via post-its, redacted text, changed images, and even changed the form of the paper through a series of folds. The edits resulted in the creation of two versions of the publication--two 'historical records'.
With the publication, sculptural objects, photographs, and performance we considered the difficulties and satisfactions of writing, rewriting, and conserving a common history.
September featured commissioned texts by...
22 page newspaper, with/without edits