Today Calls (August)
Daily feed at the dedicated project site Today Calls.Website.
Related works: Dial 9 (for NSCAD), Dial 40 (for Art Metropole), Publick, SeptSixUn-QuatreHuitQuatreUn, Stéréophonie, Tue, un jeudi téléphonique.
Texts by Kathryn Kuitenbrouwer, Christof Migone, and Jordan Scott.
Kathryn and Jordan were invited to pick a historical event for every day of the year (from the events that Wikipedia lists for every day). They wrote a response, and in turn, I wrote a response to theirs (plus took account of the prompts they chose).
Today Calls You. Do you answer the call? If so, how and when? Today.
Each day another X appears (January 1: 1, December 31: 365/366).
On the right you see the fifth month, the links below get you to all other months:
The installation version with telephones features the voices of Lauren Cullen, Amy Fung, Francisco-Fernando Granados, Marla Hlady, Kathryn Kuitenbrouwer, Christof Migone, and Niloufar Salimi.
Project made possible thanks to funding provided by the Ontario Arts Council.