Photography professor Greta Pratt’s entire series of “Flag A Day” photographs will be included in the exhibition Democracy in America: The National Campaign at the Park Avenue Armory in New York City, September 21–27.
The exhibition is presented by the organization Creative Time and is the largest public art initiative in its 34-year history. A multifaceted project on a national scale, Democracy in America travels across the country to take the temperature of artists’ relationships with and reactions to the historic roots and practical manifestations of the American democratic tradition. Creative Time will promote active participation and open discourse during the 2008 election season and beyond by engaging a diverse community of artists, activists, thinkers, and citizens to create spaces for dialogue, exploration, and congregation. The project includes: a 7-day exhibition at the historic landmark Park Avenue Armory, performative artist commissions from coast to coast and at the RNC and DNC, mobile projects visiting communities in Queens and Brooklyn, and a publication giving artists a platform to reflect on democracy in this country.
A book to accompany the exhibition will also be published.