April 23, 2005 |
Who needs an art gallery when you've got a weed-infested vacant lot? Not Temporary Services. On an empty parcel of land sandwiched between a carwash and an apartment building in Echo Park, these three pasty-faced Chicago artists are preparing for their Los Angeles debut by getting their hands dirty. Salem Collo-Julin, a writer who attended six Midwestern colleges before joining the collective, is uprooting a handful of stubborn wildflowers.