Adam Smith Memorial uration: 1 hour; an Produced by Ricardo Crespi Gallery
Intention: a ludic imitation of dynamics of the neoliberal state (transferal of assets from public domain).
invisible hand balloon
Action: creation of memorial (flashing lights, construction signage, fake permits) to economist Adam Smith and his concept of the invisible hand of market forces; appropriation of public (parking) space as private property, giant balloon hand attached to top of pyramid.
destruction of structure
Reaction public confusion; fake permit ripped off of memorial base (replaced), tagged by graffitists; knocked over after three weeks, later removed by city.