if (o[this.name]) { submit: function($form, onSuccess) { setNewsletterCookie('signedUp', 1); Zoe Leonard, TV Wheelbarrow, 2001, dye transfer print, 20 in. if ($modal.hasClass('slideInDown')) return; //hide on mobile phones return o; “I want a dyke for president,” wrote artist and activist Zoe Leonard in her 1992 text piece, a prose poem and manifesto of sorts. $(function() { addCss('https://cdnjs.cloudflare.com/ajax/libs/animate.css/3.5.2/animate.min.css'); Courtesy Tumblr. regex: { .fail(function(jqXHR, textStatus){ pagetype = document.querySelector('meta[property="og:type"]').getAttribute("content"), if (prefix == undefined) { var i = cookieNames.length, Bush, Bill Clinton, and Ross Perot, the text remains an important reminder of the role art and artists can play in defining and shaping civic life. }; setNewsletterCookie('recentlyShown', 1); Zoe Leonard, I Want a President at the High Line in New York. callback: function() { The work, which was inspired by the 1992 write-in presidential campaign of poet and “openly female” candidate Eileen Myles, is a poem that begins: “I want a dyke for president. However, the 2016 election of president Donald Trump and recent U.S. midterm elections have seen a particular uptick in its use. In 2016, Leonard revisited I want a president—both as public art and as a limited edition print—considering the following question: What is different today, and what remains the same? function checkCookies() { // Does the email match our regex? The artist's 1992 work has had a special resonance since the election of Donald Trump. } I want a president speaks to the tenuous political climate of the United States in which a desire for visibility and representation is at odds with a desire for border security and separatism. Since its pseudo-release, I Want a President, has been revived a number of times. } script.src = "https://code.jquery.com/jquery-3.1.1.min.js"; init: function (formElement, onSuccess) { crossDomain: true, Over the past three decades, she has produced work in photography and sculpture that has been celebrated for its lyrical observations of daily life coupled with a rigorous, questioning attention to the politics and conditions of image making and display. googletag.pubads().setTargeting("width", w), googletag.pubads().setTargeting("height", h), 1 == isnewsletter && googletag.pubads().setTargeting("isfirstpage", ['Y', pagetypeforce] ) } This is a structural question. I want a person with AIDS for president and I want a fag for vice president and I want someone with no health insurance…’. if(valid){ for(var i = 0; i ' //exdays*24*60*60 The artist’s 1992 text work, written in celebration of poet Eileen Myles’s ‘openly female’ presidential bid that year, begins: ‘I want a dyke for president. $modal[0], { + '