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Really Real was a participatory project based on the ancient pagan ritual of tree veneration, the act of tying small cloths onto a sacred tree to realize wishes, a custom still practiced in many countries. This urbanized update of the ritual used the fence as a stand-in for the sacred tree where residents and passersby on E. 14th Street in NYC participated by tying a ribbon onto the fence contributing to a collective act of public devotion. Made for Art in Odd Places 2011.