That Pile of Rubbish in Sara D. Roosevelt Park is an Art Exhibit

Posted on: October 9th, 2014 at 6:03 am by
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To many it’s simply a pile of rotting rubbish; to others that pile of mats in Sara D. Roosevelt Park is an art installation by Jarrod Beck.

“Uplift” is a faux geological deposit composed of recycled roofing shingles and salvaged wood. The exhibit is meant to resemble tectonic plates, but with the express function of “redefining” a new pathway into the north entrance. However, its mere presence seems to detract from the overall park aesthetic.

We walk by there all the time and have heard passersby refer to the undulating heaps as “trash.”

How do you really feel?

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