For its inaugural exhibit the Salt Lake Art Center’s Locals Only Gallery presents Jared Clark’s janus-faced installation of refuse, building materials, and used appliances. Clark calls these installations bilds and he has been creating them all across the U.S. The bilds might rise up on a vacant lot, built from the discarded materials found there; or they might be tightly squeezed into a uniform cube inside a gallery. They’ve even been embedded into walls. Impromptu bilds have risen up in unlikely places, like the wall-like structure that was built up between two trees along a stretch of the Utah County section of I-15 in 2009 . . .
Read the article in the September 2011 edition of 15 Bytes.