Mandatory Minimum—We Have Moved! is comprised of an urban intervention located adjacent to a Home Depot in Brooklyn and the chain link fence installation at Eyebeam that displays documentation of past Orange Work projects. The Home Depot intervention is comprised of a large printed sign that blandly announces a fictitious increase in the federal minimum wage. The Orange Work method might be summed up as: “Be The State”, by appropriating visual languages to contest issues of spatial dynamics.
These video clips (15 total) are from the Re:Group: Beyond Models of Consensus Artists' Breakfast public discussion, with artists John Hawke, Steve Lambert, Takashi Kawashima, Christopher Robbins, Giana Gonzalez, and members of The Institute for Infinitely Small Things. Exhibition curators Paul Amitai, Mushon Zer-Aviv, and Jason Jones were also in attendance.
This video is Clip #5: Steve Lambert on telling bad jokes as a form of protest.
See them all here: http://vimeo.com/album/241104