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Please join me for the opening of the Bureau of Unknown Destinations, offering free tickets to psychogeographic travelers at Proteus Gowanus (543 Union Street Brooklyn) on Thursday, January 12, 2012 from 7pm onwards. The event will also include a wine reception for Proteus Gowanus’ new show, Object Migrations.
Beginning on January 12, the Bureau of Unknown Destinations will offer temporary displacements to members of the public seeking to experiment with their migratory impulses. Make a booking for a day’s journey, and you’ll be presented with a free round trip ticket for a train adventure (along with a notebook and a small, somewhat absurd, task). Begin your day by tearing open a sealed envelope and revealing the mystery of where you will find yourself by noon. Set forth, free of decisions, into the great (or perhaps, in this case, the small) unknown. Test your sense of destiny. Have lunch someplace new.
Book your travel up to two weeks in advance at the Bureau’s offices, located at Proteus Gowanus (543 Union Street Brooklyn). Offices are open most Saturdays 1-5, as well as irregularly on other days, and always by appointment.
The Bureau of Unknown Destinations is part of a three month artist’s residency by Sal Randolph at Proteus Gowanus, extending through mid-April. Proteus Gowanus is an interdisciplinary gallery and reading room located on the shores of the Gowanus canal in Brooklyn. Their yearlong theme is Migration.
For updates, events, and bureau hours visit unknowndestinations.org or contact bureau [at ] unknowndestinations [dot ] org.