Begin to See: Photographers of Black Mountain College

Although Black Mountain College no longer exists, the Black Mountain College Museum + Art Center continues to celebrate that unique community of artists in Asheville, NC. A current exhibit, Begin to See, features photography by artists who are best known in other media. The list includes: Josef Albers, Hazel Larsen Archer, Josef Breitenbach, Harry Callahan, TrudeContinue reading “Begin to See: Photographers of Black Mountain College”

The Fringe of Symmetry

I found this videopoem through my friend Laura Mullen, who posted it on facebook. The video is inspired by the poem “Going West” by Maurice Gee. The video is sponsored by the New Zealand Book Council. Fasten your reader’s seat belt. Credits: Film for NZ Book Council Produced by Colenso BBDO and Animated by AndersenContinue reading “The Fringe of Symmetry”

Never-ending Polaroid

Never-ending Polaroid from Threadless.com on Vimeo. From the threadless website: Bob Nanna: "Never Ending Polaroid" @ the Threadless Chicago Gallery During his "Never Ending Polaroid" project, Threadless staffer Bob Nanna has collected 500+ snapshots of various people including Steve Albini, Kim Deal, Mark Kozelek, Jack McBrayer, Fugazi, Jimmy Eat World, Blink 182, Shirley Manson, ButchContinue reading “Never-ending Polaroid”

See the Voice: Visible Verse 2008

Pacific Cinémathèque and curator Heather Haley are seeking videopoem submissions from around the world for the annual Visible Verse screening and performance poetry celebration. Visible Verse is North America’s sustaining venue for the presentation of new and artistically significant videopoetry. Official guidelines: *  Visible Verse seeks videopoems, with a 15 minutes maximum duration. * EitherContinue reading “See the Voice: Visible Verse 2008”

Back to WordArt

Remember WordArt, the font font of the 90s? It’s back in Back to WordArt. Check out this fun 18 seconds by Berlin-based artist Mike Ruiz, a.k.a. Mikey Awesome. (via  rhizome)

ZOBOP! at MoMA

Watch Jim Lambie’s dream become real in this video. From the MoMA website: Color Chart celebrates a paradox: the lush beauty that results when contemporary artists assign color decisions to chance, readymade source, or arbitrary system. Midway through the twentieth century, long-held convictions regarding the spiritual truth or scientific validity of particular colors gave wayContinue reading “ZOBOP! at MoMA”