July 10 – July 21,
First Annual Mission Pie Baking Contest
My work exists in between things: between sculpture and performance,
between object and installation, between the strength, beauty and awkwardness
to be found at transitions. For this summer residency, I conducted a
series of experiments at the transition of Southern Exposure's life.
2901 Mission Street was soon to see its tenant, Southern Exposure, leave.
In its place, the permanent home of Mission Pie, an urban bakery and
farm stand. What's at the meeting of an arts organization and a bakery
devoted to community and organic farming? What stories are to be told
from one to the other? How can the space of this storefront register
both? And how can it serve to enrich them both? I addressed these questions
at the site's transition from Southern Exposure to Mission Pie by delivering
pies, drawing stories, conducting a pie-eating contest and other inbetween
photos: Corinne Schultz/SOEX