But it was only the heart's/racketing flywheel stuttering I want, I want//until exhaustion, until I was a guest in the yoke/of my body by the last margin of land where the river//mingles with the sea & far off daylight whitens,/a rending & yielding I must kneel before, as//barges loose glittering mineral freight/& behind me facades gleam with
pigeons//folding iridescent wings.
The project also involved recasting much of the building's interior cornices, many which now gleam with
new gold leafing.
Instead of being immediately confronted by the artifacts of mass culture, we are guided toward an interactive relationship by a set of visual and material cues that signal areas of physical "participation." Two wall-bound boxes gleam with
chrome-laminate skins, mirroring our moves as we open the drawers to reveal a few loose dimes in one, and a pair of scissors in the other.