[Back to artist listing] MARK TRIBE
The Port Huron Project 4: We Are Also Responsible, 2008
August 15–September 30, 2008

Check out the WHOLE Port Huron Project 1-6 on Sunday Sept 21 and Saturday, Sept 27 at noon and 3 pm!

Mark Tribe’s Port Huron Project 4: We Are Also Responsible will begin his program at 44½. This reenactment of César Chávez’s seminal 1971 speech encouraging farmers to fight for economic change rather than against the poor in other countries was presented by Creative Time with LACE in Los Angeles on July 19 as part of Creative Time’s national public art initiative Democracy in America: The National Campaign. The video will include closed captions of the text of the speech. It will be followed by presentations of Port Huron Project 1¬–6 to correspond with the Convergence Center exhibition produced by Creative Time in association with the Park Avenue Armory, from September 21 to 27.

Mark Tribe is an artist, curator, and the founder of He is also an Assistant Professor of Modern Culture and Media Studies at Brown University, where he teaches courses on digital art, curating, open-source culture, radical media, and surveillance. His work has been exhibited at the ZKM Center for Art and Media in Karlsruhe, the Ars Electronica Festival in Linz, and Gigantic Art Space in New York City. The first three installments of the Port Huron Project were featured in Artforum, The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Boston Globe, The Chicago Tribune, and the Village Voice.