• The String and the Mirror at Lisa Cooley Gallery

      Tuesday, 27 August 2013 09:01

      In the past half hour, chances are you’ve noticed something about sound—friends interrupting each other, cell reception breaking up, a noise you thought came from your home that in fact came from the apartment below. There are a lot of strange things happening in our sonic universes. But what happens when you render sound tangible? […]

    • Jane O’Neill’s Austral Avenue

      Monday, 26 August 2013 09:00

      What happens when you turn a house into a gallery? This is what Jane O’Neill explores by way of essays in Austral Avenue: An experiment in living with art, which was recently published with Emblem Books. Austral Avenue was a house in Brunswick, Melbourne that O’Neill turned into an independent gallery with the goal of […]

    • NY Arts Picks Highlights for the New York Film Festival 2013

      Thursday, 22 August 2013 09:44

      The roster of exciting new films was released for this year’s New York Film Festival earlier this week, and it seems the festival is beginning a promising start to it’s second half century. Now in it’s 51st year, the NYFF will screen selections from both young up-and-coming filmmakers, as well as new work from directors […]

    • Community Organisms: Charlotte Meyer talks with Oded Hirsch

      Wednesday, 21 August 2013 20:38

      Charlotte Meyer: Your work has incorporated, and mainly been shot in the Israeli landscape. Your ideas have included raising something, a tractor from the earth in your most recent film elevating your father onto a high platform in your 2009 video 50 Blue, and saving somebody, as in the hanging entangled parachutist in Nothing New […]

    • Into the Light by Sandy Kim from Pogo Books

      Monday, 19 August 2013 18:58

      A rainbow opens like a pink-red mouth across the sky. A man crouches in front of a lit-up fridge like it’s an oasis of light in the dark room. Light like yellow sweat is drying on a man’s face. In a self-portrait, Kim sticks out her tongue and a wave of reflected light fans out behind her […]

    • Sandbox Democracies

      Thursday, 15 August 2013 18:53

      The 20th annual Jornadas de Estudio de la Imagen is the kind of luxurious discussion event that happens regularly here in Madrid. This June, the CA2M (Centro de Arte Dos de Mayo) in the town of Móstoles near Madrid, hosted “Speculating on Change”–an enormously wide brief during these very interesting times. Present behind nearly all […]

    • Cutie and the Boxer: Enduring Love Against the Ropes

      Tuesday, 13 August 2013 09:20

      The blue hour eased itself into the end of what had turned out to be a beautiful day despite a rainy morning. Adult couples on Saturday night dates showed their IDs at the door of the Old American Can Factory in Gowanus as volunteers gave them wristbands for courtyard or rooftop seating. Some patrons filed […]

    • Eleven Ways To Think About Boullet: A Review in Real Time

      Thursday, 8 August 2013 09:00

      1. Eh, voilà! Inside the commune mailbox is an old fashioned, hefty brown flat packed with books from Antenne Publishing in London. All of them are by or about one Victor Boullet, a migrant artist with a French name, who claims to be of Scottish origin but was brought up in Norway, and is now waving […]

    • Irena Jurek talks Painting and War with Caitlin Cherry

      Wednesday, 7 August 2013 09:00

      Irena Jurek: You hang your paintings off meat hooks, place them on pedestals, or even catapult them. Within all of your paintings there’s this idea of painting as object. Caitlin Cherry: At the core of it, there is this impulse to take traditional painting on stretchers and alter the way its displayed. I feel like […]

    • Leah Oates Interviews Kristen Copham

      Monday, 5 August 2013 15:27

      Leah Oates: How did you become an artist and what is your family background?  Kristen Copham: I have identified myself as an artist for as long as I can remember.  I had strong drawing skills as a kid, so I benefited from early encouragement.  I now find the title to be a little vague and commonplace, […]