Over the summer of 2018, the museum distributed a tear-away postcard in various locations throughout the region, prompting Western New Yorkers to share their thoughts on what they like and dislike about Buffalo. The artist gathered these responses and is using them to develop signage that will be displayed in 29 towns and villages throughout Erie County, as well as in the City of Buffalo.
The project continues the artist’s passion for creating public artwork based on shared stories and everyday experiences that result in unusually dramatic and even heartwarming presentations. At turns sentimental and fervent, the overall gesture of Emotional Wayfinding will inundate our landscape with playfully disruptive signs meant to reorient our relationships to our shared environment and with each other. The work will remain on view for the next several years.