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 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:
IN WORDS OUT WORDS
[Image - document of performance by Kiki Barua]
An open call was issued for musicians and performers to contemplate one of the weekly themes through public performances each Thursday in the gallery.
Whilst browsing the library’s collection, visitors were encouraged to extract from the collection.
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: