Citizenship: A Practice of Society–Activations
Concerned about the erosion of social ties by technology and political polarization, Laura Shill conceived of an experiential work that facilitates conversation and fosters empathy. Learn how to participate.
Three days each week (Friday, Saturday, and Sunday) visitors can activate Paul Ramirez Jonas' Public Trust by approaching the table in this gallery and making a promise to an official “promise taker,” who witnesses, records, seals, and displays each promise made. Learn more.
Aram Han Sifuentes' Official Unofficial Voting Station: Voting for All Who Legally Can’t highlights the importance of voting—the primary privilege associated with United States citizenship. Learn more.
The Little Library was initially installed outside of Peter Bergman and Heather Link-Bergman’s (The Institute of Sociometry) home during the evolution of this work. It will be filled with zines related to the project that visitors can take for free on a regular basis during the run of the show. Learn more.