William Pope.L, a performance artist and interventionist based in Chicago and Lewiston, Maine, is presenting a magic lantern show titled Blink for Prospect.2 New Orleans, the 2011 U.S. Biennial. For his project, the artist made a film from more than a thousand images donated by the people of New Orleans. On the night of October 22, he projected the film through the back of an old ice cream truck as it was pulled through the streets of the city by volunteers. Blink came to rest at Xavier University where it will remain on view through January 2012. This Fresh Talk episode features a conversation with Pope.L, the sounds of Blink in motion and a hint of Don Quixote.
Sound Editor: Jeff T. Byrd | Music: Don Quixote | Photos: Amanda LaPlaca and Cathy Byrd