Sean Schumacher

Structural Supports

Otherwise camouflaged blank wall plates were collected from around a university art building, along with the names of the some of large population of adjunct instructors teaching most of the school’s coursework. Their names were etched onto the plates as covert plaques, dedicating the art building’s support beams to their concealed and underappreciated acts of support as contingent labor.
Part of Art, building at the Portland State University School of Art + Design, January 2014

Structural Supports

Otherwise camouflaged blank wall plates were collected from around a university art building, along with the names of the some of large population of adjunct instructors teaching most of the school’s coursework. Their names were etched onto the plates as covert plaques, dedicating the art building’s support beams to their concealed and underappreciated acts of support as contingent labor.

Part of Art, building at the Portland State University School of Art + Design, January 2014