Wednesday, July 21, 2010

4000 WORDS 4000 DEAD

4000 WORDS 4000 DEAD
call for submissions

"I want to start with the milestone today of
4,000 dead in Iraq. Americans. And just what
effect do you think it has on the country?"

-- Martha Raddatz,
ABC News' White House correspondent
to Dick Cheney in 2008

Jennifer Karmin has been collecting 4000 WORDS for the over 4000 DEAD Americans in Iraq. All words are being used to create a public poem. During street performances, she gives away these words to passing pedestrians.

Submissions are ongoing as the Iraq War continues and the number of dead grows. Send 1-10 words with subject 4000 WORDS to

Sponsored by:

A series of text projects curated by Les Figues Press as part of Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions year-long initiative Public Interest
July 21-August 11
Los Angeles, California

All events open to the public
at LACE, 6522 Hollywood Blvd

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