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Wednesday, February 4, 2015

ART FOR THE POLE FINAL PERFORMANCE AND SPEECH

ART FOR THE POLE: FINAL PERFORMANCE: SPEECH



GOOD AFTERNOON LADIES AND GENTLEMAN:
MY NAME IS RYAN BALTOR. I AM THE MC, HERE TO WELCOME ALL OF YOU  TO THIS GLORIOUS OCCASION, THE CLOSING CELEBRATION FOR : ART FOR THE POLE, CURATED BY DIANE DWYER  AND LINDA MONTANO.
FOR 12 MONTHS , 12 ARTISTS HAVE GRACED THIS VERTICAL COLUMN WITH ART , THEREBY CLEANSING SAID POLE OF ANY RANCOR FROM IT'S PRESENCE AND IT'S ABILITY TO LOWER PROPERTY VALUES AT  9 JOHN ST.
WE WOULD LIKE TO THANK THESE PRESENTERS:

POLE ARTISTS:
JANUARY: ELIN MENZIES
FEBRUARY: MICHAEL NELSON
MARCH: ANGELA GAFFNEY SMITH
APRIL: LYNN HERRING
MAY: CHRISTINA TENAGLIA
JUNE: TIM LITZMANN
JULY: MAGGIE GREEN
AUGUST: LAURA KOPCZAK
SEPTEMBER: ELISA PRITZER
OCTOBER: JOSEPH FERN
NOVEMBER: BASHA RUTH NELSON
DECEMBER: TOBE CAREY

I WILL NOW PRESENT YOU WITH A TOKEN OF OUR APPRECIATION BUT FIRST AS I CALL YOUR NAME, PLEASE:
 
1.  COME TO THE STAGE
 
2. PERFORMATIVELY PERFORM YOUR CLOSURE PERFORMANCE
 
3. OR , IF YOU WISH, PERFORM THE NON-PERFORMATIVE  PERFORMANCE OF PRESENCE,
 
4.THAT IS, YOU DON'T HAVE TO PERFORM A THING 
 
5.THEN TAKE DOWN YOUR POLE CONTRIBUTION 
 
6. AND  COME  AND RECEIVE YOUR GIFT .


AGAIN, LINDA AND DIANE THANK EACH OF YOU .  BE SURE TO LOOK AT  DIANE'S INCREDIBLE PHOTO DOCUMENT  OF EACH POLE ENTRY ON  THE IMOGEN HALLOWAY WEBSITE. 
NOW, LET THE CELEBRATION BEGIN.
 (LEAD EVERYONE WITH A BIG ROUND OF APPLAUSE FOR EACH PERSON, AFTER YOU GIVE THEM THEIR "GIFT."

LINDA MARY MONTANO AND DIANE DWYER
 

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