Steve Wolfe Matt Metzger
Omer Fast works with film, video, and television footage to examine how individuals and histories interact with each other in narrative. He mixes sound and image into stories that often veer between the personal and the mediaâ€™s account of current events and history. For Spielbergâ€™s List (2003), a 65-minute, twochannel color video installation, the artist [...]
Jason Dodge at Casey Kaplan In order of imagined altitude an astronomer, a meteorologist, an ornithologist, a geologist, and a civil engineer, cut pockets from their trousers 2009
I haven’t seen Antony Hudek’s show at Apex Art, but the themes brought up in his write-up are definitely worth exploring. The exhibit applies the Artist Placement Group’s idea of ‘The Incidental Person,’ who, ‘like an unbiased observer or a third-party mediator’ inserts him or herself into insitutions and scenarios outside the “art world.” ‘This [...]
Right Back at You, 2009, by Letha Wilson Digital print, flashlight, rocks, 32″ x 36″ x 40″ I’ve mentioned Letha before, with her levels of reality and tight wit. Levels of Reality is a theme, here, ye know.
The image chosen for this article on Pierre Huyghe by Nicolas Bourriaud is friggin brilliant – splitting the image that way… so simple, so effective, so what I am trying to do with these slivers – well, at with this one: Gotta try that format myself.
Not An Alternative Product from Not An Alternative on Vimeo. -via the change you want to see Not An Alternative is a non-profit organization based in Brooklyn, New York, whose mission aims to integrate art, activism and theory in order to affect popular understandings of events, symbols and history. The organization operates a multi-purpose venue [...]
The latter is reminiscent of Letha Wilson.
chase: Liz Magic Laser “I worked individually with nine professional actors to perform their assigned roles in branch locations of their respective banks. I directed the actors to perform their lines toward the bankâ€™s ATM machines and patrons. The playâ€™s cycle unfolded over the course of a month as I collaborated on a daily basis [...]