Exhibition Poster: Vito Acconci's "The Peoplemobile," Mobile Installation Project for Town Squares in Holland
Poster for a travelling art project. Recto: The poster image is derived from the text, top : "VITO ACCONCI (printed in black)/ THE PEOPLEMOBILE(printed in red)/. Imprinted in black, bottom half of the sheet: (PROJECT FOR TOWN SQUARES IN HOLLAND)", followed by list of Dutch city names serving as tour stops and dates, starting from "DAM AMSTERDAM 17 18 19 MEI 13 - 18 UUR, and ending in the GROTE MARKT GRONINGEN 13 14 JUNI 14 - 21 UUR". Iconic orange squares with picture of some parts of truck are placed in between texts. Verso: In four vertical columns, from left to right, is explanation in Dutch, accompanied by diagrams, for how Acconci has designed the portable art project as a flat-bed truck carrying 28 steel panels, which are used to assemble and construct a structure at each stop on the tour.
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