Interactions & Impressions: “The American Dream”

…a reminder of my children playing with their toys, given the way the houses are stacked precariously on top of one other…

…reminds me of how civilizations build on top of each other and how each transition from one civilization to the next seems more unstable…

…glad there is attention being brought to Lincoln Park via the sculpture’s installation…

…very interested in TEMPOart and the concept of putting sculptures in “places in transition”…

…sparks a conversation on poverty and the current culture in Portland—with rising rents and gentrification making many residential areas unavailable to many longtime residents…

…a reminder about never being able to afford a house; the patina on the sculpture implying that the “American Dream” is rusted and broken…

…the suffocation of community…

…a sense of whimsy…

…the Wizard of Oz, when the house fell on the Wicked Witch of the West…