video, 1:10:52 - 2014
Miami Proper - is the performance and documentation of a bilingual radio broadcast of Juan Gelman's "The Poems of Sidney West" throughout the streets of Miami, Florida. Utilizing a FM transmitter made mobile via the artist's truck, Jordan Marty embarked on a course that disseminated the text of a fictional American cowboy's laments - albeit fleetingly - to those within the city proper.
Created for the O, Miami Poetry Festival @ Edgewater Poetry & Athletics Club, Miami, FL. Readings by P. Scott Cunningham and Jose Villar-Portella.