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Dec 10, 2010

Milwaukee All Stars report 1.

posted at 22:11 GMT by M.River in /news/mriver

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At the entrance to a lecture hall at the University Wisconsin Milwaukee, we stationed a table, a ream of plain, 8 1/2 x 11 printer paper, some markers and two student volunteers. As people entered the hall, each person was asked to draw a star on a sheet of paper.

We were asked to present our work but we decided that wed incorporate a small performance as well. So, at the end of our presentation, which focused on some of our recent vote-driven projects, we transitioned from a lecture into an artwork we called Milwaukee All Stars.

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We explained that we would make a new work using the stars drawn by the audience. The ‘how’ of how this piece would be created was left to vote by the audience.

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After reading the 10 ideas on how the drawings could be worked with, we opened the floor up to an pro/ con debate on the options. At the end of the town hall style debate, we placed the options up for vote by show of hands.

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The Milwaukee All Stars output method selected by vote is #10 - pulp all stars, make 1 sheet of paper from the pulp, draw 1 star on it.

Sometime in 2011, MTAA will present the next phase of this project. permanent link to this post

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