You are Cordially Invited to
BUREAU OF STANDARDS
an Art Project by Jonathon Keats
Public Reception & Expert Calibration
Thursday, October 27th
5:30 to 8:00 pm
685 Market Street
415 541 0461
Refreshments Will Be Served
Advance Press Release
METRIC SYSTEM TO BE CUSTOMIZED FOR U.S. MARKET
Conceptual Artist Offers Consumers Personalized Kilogram, Watt, Calorie... First Revolutionary Change to Weights and Measures Since 1793... Major Victory for Democracy in the 21st Century...
SAN FRANCISCO - Following several years of highly-secretive privately-funded research, conceptual artist Jonathon Keats announces comprehensive improvements to the metric system, anticipated finally to make the meter a viable unit of measure in the United States. The system will be introduced to the public at Modernism Gallery, in San Francisco, on October 27, 2005. Mr. Keats will be available to provide expert calibration. ...
Originally posted on Rhizome.org Raw by Marisa Olson