Broodthaers Society of America
Sowon Kwon
BUILDING FRAGMENTS (to be read from the bottom up)


Today

3 billion euros
to limit the flow of refugees and migrants
once stad Brussel
once soft capital of the EU
in BRUSSELS municipality Bruxelles-Ville
2 degrees Celsius
to limit the rise in average global temperature
once Abbasid and Fatimid, Song, Jin, and Iroquois
once Capetian and Kievan
138 heads of state expected
de l'Extrême-Occident
in PARIS, once Beirut
unknown numbers house arrested
120,000 security personnel deployed

Today

89 degrees diagonal
51 degrees vertical
a field of view 70 degrees horizontal
optional rear seat camera
optional wireless upload
2 wireless microphones
LAQUAN
comme La Boîte Noire
a built in GPS and crash sensor
continuous turnkey recording to the internal drive
certified to meet military specifications

Today

limestone bestiaries, winged watchers of an older technology
his EAGLE, once of Egyptian porphyry
his ambulatory, once birth of Gothic
Abbot Suger, oblate at ten
soft fun targeted
once Hotel Radisson Bamako targeted

Yesterday

the cathedral a crypt
pointing arches and thinning walls forcing the weight down
Our Lady once polychromed
St. Denis a cephalophore
you will be blindsided

Today

once Hotel California targeted
in BRUSSELS suburb Molenbeek, once Little Manchester
LA BÊTE NOIRE, feminized if not literal
Bride Stripped Bare, once by Bryan Ferry
LA BÊTE NOIRE, once by Bryan Ferry
once capital of the nineteenth century
in PARIS, once Beirut of Europe
a Renault with BELGIAN plates abandoned
EAGLES of Death Metal targeted

Yesterday

LA BÊTE NOIRE, feminized if not literal
Bride Stripped Bare, once by Bryan Ferry
LA BÊTE NOIRE, once by Bryan Ferry
once capital of the nineteenth century
in PARIS, once Beirut of Europe
a Renault with BELGIAN plates abandoned
EAGLES of Death Metal targeted

Last Friday

once capital of the nineteenth century
in PARIS, once Beirut of Europe
a Renault with BELGIAN plates abandoned
EAGLES of Death Metal targeted