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This article first appeared in Art21 Magazine, Apr/May 2014 Issue: 'Value' Wolf Paw, Distribution of Wealth, 2104. Mixed media; dimesions variable. Courtesy Ace Chinchilla Gallery, Zurich. © Wolf Paw. All Rights Reserved. Copy That! The Grift Economy by Joy Garnett... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at NEWSgrist - where spin is art
The March issue of Frieze deals with Big Data, surveillance, and related topics. We already looked at the survey called 'Safety in Numbers?' with short essays by Trevor Paglen, Martha Rosler and others. There is also co-editor Jörg Heiser's intro, 'Count Down: The art world’s ambivalent response to surveillance.' We... Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2014 at DIAP_sousveiller
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Figures and Sphinx, Gizeh, c.1945. Courtesy the Abushady Archive. On Saturday April 12th at 4:45pm I'll be giving a talk about my archive project 'Memory Loss: Excavating the Abushady Family Archive' on a panel at NYU's Radical Archives Conference (April... Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2014 at NEWSgrist - where spin is art
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If images don't appear click here. Get the flash player here: http://www.adobe.com/flashplayer 'Full House' 100 artists and 15 years of inventory at aeroplastics contemporary, Brussels, Belgium fullhouse.aeroplastics.net/ Opens April 3, thru May 17, 2014 Joy Garnett: 19 Hijackers (2001) 15... Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2014 at NEWSgrist - where spin is art
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Joy Garnett Recipes for Disaster Real recipes with humorous (dark), brief but informative essays. Cautionary tales, food chain fables. Dorothy Parker meets M.F.K. Fisher's How to Cook a Wolf in a Bruce Sterlingesque post-apocalyptic future. Heston Blumenthal-style cooking and eating,... Continue reading
Posted Mar 23, 2014 at NEWSgrist - where spin is art
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Joy Garnett: Pink Bomb (2011) oil on canvas, 54 x 60 inches, at the Museum of Contemporary Craft Portland, is coming home this week after touring since 2011 #regram via @vintagediva Thanks also to Ben Sutton for this. 'Pink Bomb'... Continue reading
Posted Mar 23, 2014 at NEWSgrist - where spin is art
...in a world so utterly mapped and surveilled, every inch tracked and covered by radar, sonar, etc, things still **can** fall off the map: ---> http://mashable.com/2014/03/16/malaysia-airlines-runways/ ...> Officials searching for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane are fairly certain it was intentionally flown off course for an extended period of time.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2014 at DIAP_sousveiller
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Carrie Yamaoka 14.125 by 11.625 (black/white), 2010 cast flexible urethane resin and mixed media 14.125 x 11.625 x 0.375inches 35.9 x 29.5 x 1 cm PK 18135 That headline should read: "Shit-Ton of Women Artists With Shows Opening in NY... Continue reading
Posted Mar 2, 2014 at NEWSgrist - where spin is art
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The Last Brucennial 'Drop'. Image Via This is it, kids! Girls, girls girls, triple XXX rated BHQF!!! FINALLY an art event with LOTS of T&A. Just kidding. Actually, it's The Last Brucennial EVER and the works by over 600 artists... Continue reading
Posted Mar 2, 2014 at NEWSgrist - where spin is art
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Keanu Reeves, the rotoscoped version, in Richard Linklater's animated adaptation of Philip K. Dick's 1977 novel "A Scanner Darkly." hi all, Here are some info and links for A Scanner Darkly for those who missed yesterday's screening: Website: http://wwws.warnerbros.co.uk/ascannerdarkly/ NYTimes Review: 'A Scanner Darkly': Keanu Reeves, Undercover and Flying High... Continue reading
Posted Feb 27, 2014 at DIAP_sousveiller
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ARTICLES/IMAGES 1913: Suffragette Surveillance RETRONAUT, July 5, 2011 1910-1919, Politics / “In 1912, Scotland Yard detectives bought their first camera, to covertly photograph suffragettes. The pictures were compiled into ID sheets for officers on the ground. [...] ///////////////////////////////////////////////// Reuters A Dictator's Guide to Urban Design Matt Ford, The ATLANTIC Feb... Continue reading
Posted Feb 25, 2014 at DIAP_sousveiller
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Image: from Bladerunner Definitions and some context for Augmented Reality (AR): https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Augmented_reality http://wearcam.org/contributions.pdf ISTAS'13 Conference: http://veillance.me/ Living in a Smart World – People as Sensors: About Download the ISTAS13_Poster STAS’13 presenters​ and panellists addressed the implications of living in smartworlds - smart grids, smart infrastructure, smart homes, smart cars, smart... Continue reading
Posted Feb 25, 2014 at DIAP_sousveiller
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Photography by Etienne Frossard. Courtesy Winkleman Gallery, New York. Installed at Winkleman Gallery, NY for The Wayland Rudd Collection exhibition. Through Saturday, February 22, 2014: A selection of works from Edham the Atheist is included in The Wayland Rudd Collection,... Continue reading
Posted Feb 18, 2014 at NEWSgrist - where spin is art
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Image via: http://wearcam.org/virilio/scans.htm I wanted to give you a little more 'structure' in terms of the proposals I want from you. I started to scribble down bullet points on the Google doc in class, but here is a better idea of what I want: Please send me two proposals before... Continue reading
Posted Feb 9, 2014 at DIAP_sousveiller
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Cover image: Scenes from the Passion: Late, 2002 (Detail) by George Shaw. Humbrol enamel on board 91 x 121 cm Tate Collection. Presented by the Patrons of New Art (Special Purchase Fund) through the Tate Foundation, 2003. Copyright the Artist.... Continue reading
Posted Feb 8, 2014 at NEWSgrist - where spin is art
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Dread Scott’s “Constitution of the USSR” (2014), in “The Wayland Rudd Collection,” a show at Winkleman Gallery. Courtesy the artist and Winkleman Gallery, New York ART in REVIEW | NYTIMES By HOLLAND COTTER ‘The Wayland Rudd Collection’ FEB. 6, 2014... Continue reading
Posted Feb 8, 2014 at NEWSgrist - where spin is art
The impact of George Orwell's novel Nineteen Eighty-Four (1949), via his Wikipedia entry: Orwell's work continues to influence popular and political culture, and the term Orwellian — descriptive of totalitarian or authoritarian social practices — has entered the language together with several of his neologisms, including cold war, Big Brother,... Continue reading
Posted Feb 5, 2014 at DIAP_sousveiller
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This article first appeared in Art21 Magazine, Feb/Mar 2014 Issue: 'Translation' Bill Murray, opening segment from Lost In Translation, 2003. Directed by Sofia Coppola. Screenplay by Sofia Coppola. Produced by Ross Katz and Sofia Coppola. Studio: American Zoetrope; Tohokushinsha Film.... Continue reading
Posted Feb 4, 2014 at NEWSgrist - where spin is art
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Joy Garnett: Last Night (2013) 26x32" oil/canvas. Courtesy of Winkleman Gallery, NY “As long as the roots are not severed, all is well. And all will be well in the garden.” - Chance the Gardener, Being There. Amy Lipton is... Continue reading
Posted Jan 30, 2014 at NEWSgrist - where spin is art
WE LIVE IN PUBLIC - Official Trailer: Uploaded on Jan 15, 2009 On the 40th anniversary of the Internet, WE LIVE IN PUBLIC tells the story of the effect it is having on our society as seen through the eyes of the greatest Internet pioneer youve never heard of, visionary... Continue reading
Posted Jan 29, 2014 at DIAP_sousveiller
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Image: courtesy University College London Library.....Go to Jeremy Bentham's Panopticon Letters (1787) and detailed architectural specifications for his surveillance machine. Please read for next week: Theory of Surveillance: The PANOPTICON, via: Bentham, Jeremy Panopticon Letters Ed.Bozovic, Miran (London: Verso, 1995). p. 29-95 PART THREE: DISCIPLINE 3. Panopticism, via: Foucault, Michel... Continue reading
Posted Jan 29, 2014 at DIAP_sousveiller
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Nika Radic: 3 Windows The term "sousveillance", coined by Steve Mann, stems from the contrasting French words sur, meaning "above", and sous, meaning "below", i.e. "surveillance" denotes the "eye-in-the-sky" watching from above, whereas "sousveillance" denotes bringing the camera or other means of observation down to human level, either physically (mounting... Continue reading
Posted Jan 28, 2014 at DIAP_sousveiller
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Dorothy Krakovsky: Untitled, acrylic on canvas, 6’ x 6’, 2010-2012 Dorothy Krakovsky: Recent Paintings Soap Box Gallery 636 Dean Street, Brooklyn, NY Directions February 15th 2014 through March 9th 2014 Opening Saturday February 15th from 5PM to 8PM For information... Continue reading
Posted Jan 25, 2014 at NEWSgrist - where spin is art
via LeMonde.fr: Style avec M Le magazine du Monde Trois questions à Yevgeniy Fiks 24.01.2014 à 08h17 | Propos recueillis par Philippe Dagen Cet artiste explore les relations entre Etats-Unis et Union soviétique à travers des peintures, des installations... Sa... Continue reading
Posted Jan 25, 2014 at NEWSgrist - where spin is art
Installation view, “The Wayland Rudd Collection,” a project by Yevgeniy Fiks. Photography by Etienne Frossard. In its first iteration, the moveable feast and traveling exhibition ‘The Wayland Rudd Collection,’ which ‘focuses on the representation of Africans and African-Americans in Soviet... Continue reading
Posted Jan 18, 2014 at NEWSgrist - where spin is art