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A public project initiated by Andrew de Freitas and Amy Ball.
Third Street & Queen, Dawson City, Yukon Territory, Canada.
June 21 - July 15, 2012
Three-tier library collection and cataloging system
Weekly film screenings and musical performances drawing from a thematic triad
Weekly print journal
THE TRIPLE INDEX
A print journal, assembled collectively each week in the gallery through public participation.
Distributed city-wide by bicycle each Monday for the duration of the exhibition.
ISSUE No. 1
ISSUE No. 2
ISSUE No. 3
ISSUE No. 4
LIBRARY OF THE NIGHT
An initiative realized in collaboration with Mathieu Arsenault.
IN WORDS OUT WORDS
[Image - document of performance by Kiki Barua]
In keeping with summertime 24-hour sunlight in the Far North, the gallery remained open all night each Thursday for the duration of the exhibition. Arsenault articulated a manifesto to guide visitors through wakeful nights in the library:
An open call was issued for musicians and performers to contemplate one of the weekly themes through public performances each Thursday in the gallery.
Agnes Varda, The Gleaners and I
Sean Grattan, HAD HAD
Fischli and Weiss, The Way Things Go
Jean-Luc Goddard, Bande à Part
Whilst browsing the library’s collection, visitors were encouraged to extract from the collection.
Triple Index - Public Dictaphone Mp3
A tape recorder was available on the hex-table at the center of the stacks.
The activity produced an entirely new document of public authorship: