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From Boomkat: "...she set up and documented the interaction between a neural network, audio recordings of early Martian language, and footage of the movements of space bacteria. Effectively arriving at a consolidation of wetware and hardware, Jenna uses the computer as a shaman/conduit with the capacity to transmute light and ...Read More
Video on nowness profiling the consequences of climate change effects in Puerto Rico among others in a series on the site. " Puerto Rico, the 1949 poem by Victor Hernández Cruz that extols the virtues of the US territory lays the foundation for Winther’s film. The New York-based director pairs Cruz’s words with moving images of the people, homes and landscapes that belong to the island. “Shadow of a Hurricane captures ...Read More
" Celine Art Project, the curatorial endeavour signed by Slimane, which will bring site-specific artworks to each Celine store over the course of the next few months. " Seems like art mixed with select fashion corps, major retailers, and corporations is not just a trend but possibly the only way ...Read More
“Everything that exists on this earth has a sound,” Japanese ambient pioneer Midori Takada said in a recent interview. “Even if humans don’t call it an instrument, on this earth, there exists a significant vibrancy.” Amplify just one low-pitched ceramic vase and it sounds like the rumbling of a horror-movie ...Read More
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The Five Stirring Stanzas That Proved a Poem Can Help End a War
Story Stephanie Newman  ·  Illustrations by James Heimer   ·  9.19.17narratively.com ↗︎
"Várnai seemed cognizant of the limitations imposed on her as a woman when she wrote “To my soldier-son.” The poem itself hinges on inverting gender roles and reclaiming a voice – the mother’s voice – that authorities don’t want to acknowledge. “To my soldier-son” suggests that by owning their maternal ...Read More
...when the bricks crumble the building eventually falls. And at least lower the price from 25$ entry for an exhibition without artworks to actually make it accessible. Very curious how this will play out, appreciative of the activism.
This article is from 2014, contains many links to chronicle. Seems more relevant now than ever.
Boris Groys, On Art Activism 2014: "…art activists react to the increasing collapse of the modern social state and try to replace the social state and the NGOs that for different reasons cannot or will not fulfill their role. Art activists do want to be useful, to change the world, If Research Art is 'over', will the next thing be just doing regular person activism and politically engaged research not 'as' art, but just in addition to or instead of art? I support this lol ...Read More
An artwork of mine currently at The Shed got reviewed by a curator of the Queens museum on Galerie. Check it out if in NYC on view until August 25th!
"I am against ghetto's. Ghetto's have been produced in photography, they have been produced in video, and now they are produced in the internet. Ghetto's of people who are protecting a space and think: "We have the true vocabulary of a medium." versus others that are using it wrongly. The ...Read More