Fekner’s stencil Wheels Over Indian Trails greeted motorists and international travelers arriving in New York City at the Pulaski Bridge Queens Midtown Tunnel from 1979-1990. The message remained untouched for eleven years, until Earth Day 1990, when Mr. Fekner, feeling the piece had run its course, painted over it.
Group Show @ PS1
June 22 – September 24 2008
Organized by P.S.1 Director Alanna Heiss
The Highway Indians project stretched from one end of the Long Island Expressway at the Queens Midtown Tunnel entrance to Manorville on the eastern end of Long Island, NY. The project focused on Native Americans history and land rights, as well as a reminder to respect their beliefs, customs and heritage. Read the rest of this entry »