“Broadcasting the Archive” is a project arose from the urgency to spread the Arte Útil archive, a project initiated by Tania Bruguera, beyond the institution which hosts the material.
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The 1954 Pruitt-Igoe housing project in St. Louis was an architectural and social disaster. I talked with artist Juan William Chávez about his less damning outlook on the history and fate of the Pruitt-Igoe site.
For “House Coat,” artist Elizaveta (Leeza) Meksin dressed up Cosign Project’s two story building in a shimmering white and gold spandex covering, creating a stunning public intervention on a nondescript block of South St. Louis.