“The foundation was laid, the crane was there, everything showed up on time. The piece was lifted up, and it sat exactly the way it was supposed to…It came in sections, we assembled it, and there it was.
Reconstructed Elements, 2002. Rubber tire and wood, 32 x 36 x 31 in. Photo: Courtesy Dietmar Busse, Marlborough Gallery, NY. Chakaia Booker’s voice is so earthy that one may miss her easy way of pointing to the big picture.