Positioned outside the SCOPE Pavilion walls and visible from the West Side Highway, Robert Montgomery’s new work delves into our collective unconscious with his melancholic The City is Wilder Than You Think, 2012. This large, site-specific text work engages dialogue through the Situationist concept of detournement, which hijacks advertising space in the city, often illegally, and replaces the advertising with poetry.
March 9, 2012
November 24, 2011
April 24, 2011
Google Streetview hasn’t caught up to this piece yet, but I assure you it’s in the central blank space you’ll see if you click through the image. FOR REALISIES, BABY.