Kitchen Diplomacy (audio)
Region: North America
Subject: Political/Economic/Social Opinion
Medium: Electronic Media, Mixed Media, Installation
Artist: Mary Golden
Confronting Bodies: unknown/theft
Dates of Action: January, 2003
Location: Boudler Public Library, Boulder, Colorado
Description of Artwork: Interactive audio featuring orations of the Bill of Rights and editorials critical of the Homeland Security Act. The piece's cornerstone is a map of the Middle East overlaid by a transparent chessboard checkered with dollar signs. The chess pieces are salt and pepper shakers filled alternatively with black beans and rice.
The Incident: An audio tape of editorials critical of the Homeland Security Act was stolen by an unknown theif from the installation.
Results of Incident: A report was filed with the Boulder police.
Source: NCAC based on an article in The Daily Camera