Eric Hausmann & I will play late afternoon at Fort George Brewery, in the big brewery building with the Dark Arts Gallery. (Not in the pub.) We’re part of a lovely lineup featuring B’ee/In Gowan Ring/Birch Bark, Sun & Moon Ensemble, Soriah, John Berendzen, and more. Derek Ecklund curates and also performs as Sun & Moon Ensemble.
Meanwhile, everything from tattoos to Tarot to beer will be going on. 47 … READ MORE
Anonymity can be exhilarating in interactive, participatory art. You become part of a mystery experience and an implied community of makers. You relinquish your illusion of control and set free what your hands have made. You meld. But who really owns this stuff? … READ MORE
Anne Adams, Allison Dubinsky, and I finished up this zine/’zine last night. It’s the first in a series of little zines I’ll be making throughout the Sep 2012-May 2013 Anakena installation. I’m excited! Now, it is a true zine: personal (but about art and stuff), “quirky” which is to say “riddled with odd errors”), and handmade (mostly by the very talented Grey Anne).
Its distribution model is unknown, as … READ MORE
Anakena: the Easter Island Project is the culmination of an interdisciplinary artwork spanning five years, seven cities, and the island of Rapa Nui. The installation will unfold organically for nine months at the Cooley Gallery’s Caseworks series and online at magdalen.com.
First I was a happily childfree woman. Next, a happy stepmom. Then I was walloped by the biological clock, a surprise attack that plunged … READ MORE
What belongs in a story? Art and literature generally streamline the stories of life, homing in on narrative arcs and peeling away the detritus that collects with time. They compress and refine. They make sense of the intertwined relationships, discussions, thoughts, and experiences that compose our lives. Writing, making art, composing music, performing: these practices and the dialogues they inspire help us figure out what our stories actually are. Except, … READ MORE