KCUR Arts
2:18 pm
Wed September 10, 2008

Animal Nationalism Explores Symbols of American Democracy

Just in time for the run-up to the presidential election, internationally known artist William Pope.L unveiled a major project in Kansas City called Animal Nationalism. It includes two works: a one-week installation called Trinket and a video and performance piece called Small Cup.

Kansas City, MO – As part of the Animal Nationalism project, William Pope L.'s American flag installation called Trinket remained on display through September 12th in the Exhibition Hall at Municipal Auditorium. The video and performance piece, Small Cup, screens at Grand Arts through October 18.

"The dancer in any democratic effort is that the energy which keeps it aloft will die. What's important is that somebody picks it back up again." - William Pope.L on Trinket