"HEARD" Navy Pier, Chicago IL, City of Redmond, WA, wood, mixed media


This piece refers to the history of public speechmaking, in which individuals mounted soapboxes to persuade or agitate a crowd regarding a political issue. The piece consists of a cluster of oversized soapboxes stenciled with quotes from famous political speeches, on which are mounted cast iron columns with 3 oversized megaphones. Viewers climb up and talk through the megaphones.