The artists have transformed a vacant storefront into a free fortune-telling business. Cards left outside the storefront instruct passersby to ask “Ms. Teriosa” a question about their future and deposit the card inside a mailbox slot. One week later, the questions are answered and displayed in the window.
Intricately hand-cut paper works fill the storefront, creating shadow play throughout the day. The imagery celebrates street scenes while conveying a sense of levity and dream-like quality.
Nolan has created a highly polished display space for curating everyday materials and objects collected in and around the immediate neighborhood. Using strategies of both museology and retail marketing, the Museum creates a public space for otherwise functional, personal or disregarded objects.