Street Mete (Paperback)

By Sam Truitt

Station Hill Press, 9781581771213, 97pp.

Publication Date: December 15, 2011



Street Mete's multimedia montage is a performative work in language/photo art. Truitt creates a poetics of transcribed voice recordings and on-the-spot photos made in the streets and subways of New York between 1996 and 2004.Infused journal entries give autobiographical edge to its sometimes harsh historical landscape that includes the fall of civilizations, yoking for example the Mayan ruins of Chich.