Franklin Furnace Archive
Photography By: Robert Ajar and Peter Field
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With: Robert Fiske, Mike Harlow, Sari Rubenstein
Special Assistance By: Gordon
Persons wear disposable portraits which they invite the public to alter. Executed at the subway entrances behind City Hall, NYC.
Three persons, wearing signs which say "MAKE ME" and a set of self portraits solicit at the entrances to the subway adjacent to City Hall and City Hall Park in Manhattan.
Each individual was surrounded by a semi-circle of packaged fat/lard. A go-between liaison dressed in white with a bucket of disposable gloves would service the public upon demand, i.e., (if a person decided to make someone). Via the use of the fat, the public would alter, improve, deform or destroy the portraits of these advertised individuals.
Copyright © 1999 Dawn Egazarian