Dial 9 (for NSCAD)

(2013)

Related project: Dial 40 (for Art Metropole)

Artwork offered for the NSCAD fundraiser ROAR: An Art Auction for NSCAD, fall 2013. Unclaimed.

99 words in
99 calls over
99 days

for

999 dollars

Terms:


The
certificate
of
ownership,
and
specific
parameters
will
be
communicated
by
phone
only.

The
purchaser
may
choose
to
be
involved
in
the
development
of
the
text,
this
would
be
limited
to
one
phone
call
conversation
with
the
artist
of
maximum
99
minutes.

The
piece
can
be
changed
from
words
to
characters
(with
or
without
spaces),
and
from
99
to
999
iterations.

If
the
character
with
space
option
is
chosen,
when
a
space
is
to
be
communicated
via
the
phone
call,
it
will
consist
of
a
brief
pause.

Each
call
will
consist
of
just
one
word
or
one
character,
in
the
case
where
999
was
chosen
it
will
consist
of
just
10
words
or
characters
(with
the
99th
call
consisting
of
19
words
or
characters),
there
will
be
no
preamble
or
outro.

If
the
piece
is
purchased
at
a
benefit
auction
it
will
acknowledge
the
cause
in
its
title,
i.e.
(for
NSCAD).

The
piece
will
start
within
one
year
of
purchase,
the
start
date
will
be
mutually
agreed
upon.

The
99
calls
in
99
days
will
be
consecutive
unless
an
alternate
sequence
is
mutually
agreed
upon.

If
the
call
is
not
answered
by
a
person
or
a
machine
the
word
is
recorded
and
documented
but
not
redelivered.

Call
times
can
be
negotiated
but
not
guaranteed.

Calls
will
be
made
by
the
artist
or
their
designate
or
an
automated
service.

If
the
purchaser
decides
to
suspend
(temporarily
or
outright)
the
reception
of
the
calls,
the
piece
will
continue
until
completion
by
the
artist.

A
call
may
not
be
made
only
in
standard
accepted
cases
of
force
majeure.

Copyright
of
the
works
is
retained
by
the
artist.

Any
public
presentation
of
the
work
arranged
by
the
artist
will
acknowledge
the
person
who
purchased
the
work.

Any
public
presentation
of
the
work
by
the
person
who
purchased
the
work
must
be
arranged
in
consultation
with
the
artist
or
his
estate.

The
work
cannot
be
reenacted
or
resold
without
authorization
by
the
artist
or
his
estate.

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