Mean Girls

Part of the spirit of this project is mean-spirited. Like the girls of the cult film, Heathers, curators Shoshana Brand and xtine created false correspondence that taunted the unsuspecting. Imagine writing to institutions and large corporations with absurd, yet socially engaged proposals, and understanding from the start that rejection is the center of the concept. Brand and xtine's idea begins as a prank percolated through an understanding of bureaucratic systems, and the way art institutions, governments, and corporations function."

-- Kim Abeles 2007 | excerpt from Introduction to Knocking On Bricks      

Read An Introduction to Knocking On Bricks by Kim Abeles

Read the Knocking on Bricks Artist Statement

Project curated by Shoshana Brand and xtine