Posts Tagged ‘art’

“An open letter to critics writing about political art…”

October 21, 2012

From the Center For Artistic Activism, a great argument for political art and how to approach it…      

2012 | Thought | Tags: , , ,
Hank Willis Thomas

Speaking of Racist Advertising…

June 16, 2012

Over at Artspace.com there’s a great interview with the artist Hank Willis Thomas on racism, advertising, politics, slavery, artistic production, the role of the artist in the 21st century and a great many other things. Thomas works with video, photography, interviews, iPad apps, and other formats. He collaborates and does solo work. The interview finds him in […]

2012 | Interview | Tags: , , , , ,
Screenshot from the DAE site

Curation Situation

December 12, 2011

I’m guest curator for the Degenerate Art Ensemble’s Art Stream for the next two weeks. I’m tasked with posting daily snapshots of artists and institutions that the world needs to know about. My first shot’s fired and it’s dedicated to Unnur Andrea, an Icelandic performer who makes music and videos. I’ve focused on her video […]

2011 | Announcement, Event, Writing | Tags: , , ,
Love & Anguish Flyer

City Arts Fest 2011, Fred Wildlife Refuge

October 20, 2011

Free Sheep Foundation are curating a show for the City Arts Festival at Fred Wildlife Refuge. Here’s a pre-show look at NTG’s latest wheatpaste commentary. The fellows on the wall are Officer Ian Burke and  Christopher Monfort. Look them up if you’re the curious type. Here’s the flyer for the show. Drop in if you […]

2011 | Event, Photography | Tags: , , ,

Guilty, A Public Passion

August 16, 2011

Last weekend I was part of a ritualized public reading of Bataille’s ‘Guilty‘ out at the Smoke Farm complex. Photographer Dan Hawkins made a time-lapse video of our 7 hour adventure… Guilty is the edited diary of George Bataille written during World War 2. Bataille explores the guilt and anger he experiences at not being […]

2011 | Performance, Video, Writing | Tags: , , , , , , , ,