Aleksandra Mir

Jonathan Monk + Aleksandra Mir

The Village Voice, New York, Dec 2003
By Kim Levin

Naming Tokyo part II
13 Nov – 20 Dec 2003
Swiss Institute—Contemporary Art, 495 Broadway 3rd floor, New York, NY - USA

In an elegant pairing, Monk's Time and or Space alternates super-conceptualized slide projections (one a day, each a copy of the last) and vinyl wall texts that specify a future rendezvous. Will he be waiting at the Eiffel Tower at noon on October 13, 2008? Here and now, Mir's forest of flippant street signs, from her Naming Tokyo project, cast another spin on the options of place. The giveaway map (telling who named them and why) explains all.