This and That: Borna Sammak and a Parking Lot Sign in Dallas

by William Sarradet May 21, 2022

“This and That” is an occasional series of paired observations. See past “This and That” posts here. – Ed.

Today: Sunken signs

A red and white sign in two parts that reads "File your taxes upstairs", installed to imitate that the sign is sunken into the floor

Borna Sammak, “file your taxes upstairs,” sculptural installation, on view in the artist’s exhibition “America, Nice Place” at the Dallas Contemporary.

A red and white metal sign that reads "Alamo Plaza Hotel Courts", which is installed in the parking lot of the Sylvan Thirty Apartment building

Alamo Plaza Hotel Courts sign in the parking lot of Sylvan Thirty apartments in Dallas, Texas.


No matter how original, innovative or crazy your idea, someone else is also working on that idea. Furthermore, they are using notation very similar to yours. – Bruce J. MacLennan

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