Statement This is a performance event activated by the viewer in a capacity with which they are all too familiar: as consumer. This project utilizes retail strategies adopted from made to order production such as speed, efficiency, and attention to high customer service standards. The viewer orders pieces of art from a menu board posted behind a professionally manufactured service counter. This art-on-demand is generated by trained expert artists, including myself. The pieces are priced in the 5 to 10 dollar range and are ready in minutes.
Bio Michael Reinsch is a multidisciplinary artist and Professor based in Portland, Oregon, where he earned his MFA in Visual Studies from the Pacific Northwest College of Art in 2009. His work incorporates performance and activated sculptural props to explore human connection and disconnection, often through themes of celebration and melancholy. www.lurkylurky.com