1. I—S—O—P—T
  2. MIT Shape-Change
  3. Mission patch for TSFSR
  4. APAP(3): Designs for Exhibition
  5. APAP(2): Digital Archive
  6. APAP(1): Identity
  7. Aesthetics of Automation
  8. TED Fellows Retreat
  9. Copenhagen Wheel Identity
  10. Change of State
  11. Projection for ICP Event
  12. A+–xB Workshop
  13. Medium is the Same
  14. Roadshow: Korea
  15. Clyfford Still Museum Proposal
  16. Status! Status! Status!
  17. Trans-Cntntl Poking Machine
  18. Absentee
  19. OPT Working Title
  20. MIT Media Lab Identity
  21. Tribute to Mandelbrot
  22. AGWF
  23. Subcurrents
  24. Trash Track (BalkTalk@MoMA)
  25. Study: Additive Circle
  26. Manual: The Manual
  27. Paul Arrives
  28. The Password
  29. Study: Additive White
  30. Clockwise
  31. MFA 2010: 1st Yr Exhibition
  32. Making Do 3
  33. 16×16: GDMFA 2009
  34. Oh Yes ’09: 2nd Yr Exhibition
  35. Thesis Helmet
  36. UG Senior Exhibition ’08
  37. Study: Indiscriminateness
  38. Thoughts on Printing
  39. Being Bothered
  40. 50 Words in Relation
  41. Study: Pointlessness
  42. Justification
  43. A Hundred Days at 8pm
  44. Double Standard
  45. If I Were You
  46. Undergrad Comp. Exhibition
  47. 2 ½ Years of Vocabulary
  48. Alcatraz: poem by Sharon Olds
  49. Climate Crisis on Djibouti
  50. Real: 9/11/2007
  51. The System: Mapped Out

Making Do 3

For much of the past two decades artists have luxuriated in an abundance of resources new and old, and in mixing and quite often deliberately mismatching them in exemplary ways. An alternative also exists. Neither a return to the purist traditional concept of “truth to materials” nor to the purist modernist one of “less is more” such an approach tends towards pragmatic invention with whatever may be at hand, and responds imaginatively to the relative quantity or scarcity of it. It can be an art of “muchness” or an “ultra povera” art of extreme spareness, it can be lasting or totally ephemeral. In essence, though, it consists of anything the artist chooses to do while making do with with a given material of their choice. Those anyway are the loosely conceived rules of the game we have asked five artists to play at the Green Hall Gallery where they will come to work in situ for a week.

– Robert Storr, Dean Yale School of Art

Laser Print, Vinyl and Cellophane Films
205 x 107 inches, 35 x 72 inches

Yale School of Art, Fall 2008

Collaboration with Yeju Choi