Dial 40 (for Art Metropole)

(2014)

Related project: Dial 9 (for NSCAD)

Artwork offered for the Art Metropole fundraiser to celebrate their 40th Anniversary, November 20, 2014.

40 words in
40 calls over
40 days

for

400 dollars

Terms:


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

The
purchaser
may
be
involved
in
the
text
content
if
mutually
agreed
upon.

The
piece
can
be
changed
from
words
to
characters
(with
or
without
spaces).
If
the
latter
is
chosen,
when
a
space
is
to
be
communicated
via
the
phone
call,
it
will
consist
of
a
brief
pause.

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

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

The
40
calls
in
40
days
will
be
consecutive
unless
an
alternate
sequence
is
mutually
agreed
upon.

Each
call
will
consist
of
just
one
word
per
call,
there
will
be
no
preamble
or
talk
outside
the
text.

If
the
call
is
not
answered
by
a
person
or
a
machine
the
words
are
recorded
and
documented
by
the
artist
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
but
through
recording
and
documentation
only.

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

Copyright
of
the
work
is
retained
by
the
artist.

Any
public
presentation
of
the
work
arranged
by
the
artist
will
acknowledge
the
person
who
purchased
the
work
unless
anonymity
is
preferred.

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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