was the one who responded. When arriving at his home one day later, his
wife asked if I would wash the upper bank of windows in their home, she
being too frightened to climb up that high. I agreed, then three days
later cast an object in an edition of two: "arte forse amico"
and "art perhaps friend." Barnaba put his on a bookshelf. The
other was left at the point where I met him in Campo Santa Margherita.
It lasted for ten minutes, until two young boys, amazed that it was not
attached to the cobblestones, broke it and ran off with the parts. By
the next day, a small child had drawn a multi-pointed star with a chip
left behind; then, that evening a rain storm washed everything away.
1995. Residential sections of Venice. 580 catalytic texts given in one hour
on the street. Project can be repeated. Archive in the collection of the
Also see catalytic
The example left on the ground where Kinmont met Barnaba
18 1/2 x 1 1/2 x 2 in.
Handing out flyers on the street
Video still of Barnaba (right) showing his sculpture to an art