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Perry Bard, “O Say Can You Say” (2016), rubber stamp, ballpoint pen, colored pencil, 14 x 11 inches (image courtesy of the artist)

On to another year defined by characters.
The rules are simple
Be sure to announce what you’re not going to say
Lie, exaggerate
Hyperbole is key
Repeat yourself
Repeat repeat
Spelling is for sissies

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Perry Bard

Perry Bard was born in Quebec City and lives in New York. She has worked with community groups to address issues of media representation engineering site specific public video installations for the Staten...