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For several months in the summer of 2012, poetic text installations by Robert Montgomery appear across the city in various locations. The exhibition remains one of the most comprehensive projects in the program of NBR.

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Robert Montgomery works in a post-Situationist tradition, using the medium of verbal language as the central form of expression. He approaches his work as a public inventory of the contemporary mindset; a glance into the way it feels to live at this very moment in time. In his own way of looking at things, Montgomery is often deeply suspicious of a seemingly blind progress. Yet, at the same time, …

Robert Montgomery works in a post-Situationist tradition, using the medium of verbal language as the central form of expression. He approaches his work as a public inventory of the contemporary mindset; a glance into the way it feels to live at this very moment in time. In his own way of looking at things, Montgomery is often deeply suspicious of a seemingly blind progress. Yet, at the same time, he maintains a thorough belief in the individual’s potential to break free from these structures. His poetic and often melancholic works always affirm and encourage. Never once resorting to irony and …