The Phoenix Hotel
I will have a video screened at this festival as part of the “Oh Internetz” event.
Please join us on May 24th, at 6.00pm, to celebrate the opening of Ireland’s most ambitious New Media Arts Festival to date.
RUN COMPUTER RUN @ GLITCH 2013 is an exhibition focused on examining artistic responses to cultural, economic, and social factors that currently affect the evolution of the Internet. The festival features four exhibitions, eight workshops, a symposium featuring leading thinkers and curators in the field of New Media Art, and a showcaseof short films.
Now in its third year, GLITCH is an opportunity for the public to engage with new art in an exciting and innovative way. With a huge range of events and a programme of exhibitions involving Internationally renowned artists including Casey Reas, Marius Watz, FIELD, Pixel Noizz, Constant Dullart, Evan Roth and many more, this year’s GLITCH festival is the most ambitious and largest to date.
GLITCH: Run Computer, Run! is curated by Nora O’ Murchú, Post-doctoral researcher at CRUMB, University of Sunderland.
GLITCH is sponsored by: Arts Council Ireland, EU Presidency fund, CRUMB, University of Sunderland, Layar, EXHIBIT A, LUAS, Basic.fm, Select Digital Print Group, Bavaria
Media Partner: Totally Dublin
For more information, please see our PRESS RELEASE attached.
I’m going to try to make the screening. I discuss illegal billboards in the film. See you there?
The Documentary THIS SPACE AVAILABLE directed by Gwenaëlle Gobé on the impact of visual pollution on cities is screening at The New School on March 15th at 6PM. Panel discussion with director to follow.
The event is free and open to the public.
Billboards and commercial messages dominate the public space like never before. Can we reverse this visual pollution? This Space Available looks at diverse activists from the worlds of advertising, street art, and politics. Influenced by the writing of Marc Gobé ( Emotional Branding ), his daughter Gwenaelle directs with tremendous verve in her depiction of New Yorkers and others around the world who want to reclaim the integrity of their cities against an onslaught of visual pollution.
- Michelle Andrade
- Richard Ankrom
- Sandow Birk and Elyse Pignolet
- Daniela Comani
- Ala Ebtekar
- Richard Kraft
- Steve Lambert
- Andrew Lewicki
- William Powhida
- Erika Rothenberg
- Alex Schaefer
Miami Project, a contemporary and modern art fair, will debut on December 4-9, 2012 in Miami’s Midtown/Wynwood Art District. The Fair, centrally located at NE 1st Avenue and NE 29th Street in a 65,000 square foot modular structure next door to Art Miami, will feature presentations by 65 galleries from around the world.
Poupětova 1, Prague 7
The project Cartographies of Hope: Change Narratives was born out of the sense of urgency and the effort to address this situation. It seeks to bring attention to this condition and to call for joint effort to identify alternatives we can agree. The premise of the project is that narratives of social imaginary play a key role in generating positive changes. Social change is always seen as a certain story, which then becomes an important driver of the change itself. This double function of reflection and agency constitutes a methodological core of the project. Read on…
Co- Re-Creating Spaces
CentralTrak, 800 Exposition Ave., Dallas, TX
2012-11-17 – 2013-01-05
Co- Re-Creating Spaces surveys how artists are questioning and subverting existing contexts or spaces and contributing to their re-imagining and re-creation. The exhibition recognizes that “reality” itself can be both art medium and art object, and speculates how developments in the virtual and the actual might affect one another.
The exhibition will include works by Morehshin Allahyari; Nadav Assor; Amy Balkin; Aram Bartholl; Zanny Begg & Oliver Ressler; Linda Bilda; Irina Botea; Martha Colburn; eteam; Cao Fei; Yevgeniy Fiks, Olga Kopenkina, & Alexandra Lerman; the Institute for Wishful Thinking; Cassandra Emswiler, Kristen Cochran, & Greg Metz; Martha Rosler; Dread Scott; the Yes Men/Steve Lambert; and Karen Weiner, with Celia & Frank Eberle. Curated by Carolyn Sortor & Michael A. Morris.
It’s Time to Fight and It’s Time to Stop Fighting
2012 solo show at Charlie James Galleryhttp://www.vimeo.com/50419953 http://www.vimeo.com/49384500
Details on the work included in the show:
- Capitalism Works For Me! True/False
- Tell the Truth
- Enduring Values
- Give and Give and Give
- Wealth or Happiness
- How Change Happens
Required Reading: Printed Material as Agent of Intervention
October 3 – December 15, 2012
Opening reception: Wednesday, October 3, 6-8pm
Center for Book Arts, 28 West 27th Street, 3rd Floor, New York
Curated by Yaelle S. Amir
Required Reading: Printed Material as Agent of Intervention presents fifteen projects that range from published books and correspondence to performance and video documentation, and are meant to challenge a political or social issue. The works in this exhibition demonstrate the ability of printed materials to act as symbols of ideologies and beliefs. They are used by the participating artists as social agents—intervening in public space to expose an audience to new opportunities and alternative concepts. In a culture where visual noise is inescapable, printed matter provides an opportunity to pause, grasp, ruminate, and pass along. We use it to educate ourselves and others, to create a gash in a stagnant situation, articulate a new context, and imagine our society as it can and should be.
AREA Chicago (Samuel Barnett, Euan Hague, Jayne Hileman, Dave Pabelllon, Daniel Tucker, and Rebecca Zorach)
Marisa Jahn (REV-) with Street Vendor Project of the Urban Justice Center
Jen Kennedy and Liz Linden
Steve Lambert and Andy Bichlbaum of The Yes Men (with 30 writers, 50 advisors, 1,000 volunteer distributors, CODEPINK, May First/People Link, Evil Twin, Improv Everywhere, and Not An Alternative)
Lize Mogel with Mara Cherkasky, John Cloud, and Ryan Shepardt
Queerocracy and Carlos Motta
Occupied Newspapers (The Boston Occupier, The Occupied Times of London, The Occupied Oakland Tribune, Occupy Pittsburgh Now, and The Occupied Wall Street Journal)
S.W.A.M.P. (Matt Kenyon with Doug Easterly)
Temporary Services, Tamms Year Ten and Sarah Ross
It’s Time to Fight and It’s Time to Stop Fighting
September 15 – October 20, 2012
Opening Reception: September 15, 2012, 7-10pm
Charlie James Gallery
969 Chung King Rd, Los Angeles, CA 90012
WED – SAT, 12 – 6 PM
Charlie James Gallery is delighted to present It’s Time to Fight, and It’s Time to Stop Fighting, the second solo show by gallery artist Steve Lambert.
The center piece of Lambert’s upcoming show is Capitalism Works For Me! True/False, which is on a nationwide tour of museums, non‐profits and public spaces in 2011 and 2012. The sign has been exhibited in Cleveland, Boston, San Diego, and Santa Fe, NM so far this year, and its travels will continue after the gallery show concludes in October. The Capitalism project is among Lambert’s most ambitious to date, in both its scale and its level of provocation. The sign itself blares a question seldom posed so clearly, while also serving to divine public opinion and understanding about capitalism. At every stop on the sign’s aforementioned tour, Lambert interviews viewers about their experience of the piece, posing whether capitalism does in fact ‘work for them’. These video‐captured testimonials illustrate how people define and understand capitalism, and their relationship to it.
Lambert will also present five new sign sculptures that amplify the question(s) posed in Capitalism. If the Capitalism project asks its question(s) to the vox populi, this group of five new sign sculptures speaks directly to the demographic of people equipped to acquire them. Reflecting a fresh awareness that a broad swath of corporate and individual 1%‐ers have collected his work over three years of gallery exhibitions, Lambert has decided to create visual reminders, admonitions, and encouragements to those in positions to collect the work. Using combinations of neon and incandescent lights, one piece exclaims GIVE AND GIVE AND GIVE! Another reminds viewers to TELL THE TRUTH, while another one warns of the inverse relationship that can operate between WEALTH and HAPPINESS.
A book compiling the tour of the Capitalism project, including this gallery exhibition, is being compiled now and will be published in 2013.
Steve Lambert (b. 1976 Los Angeles) is cofounder and director of the Center for Artistic Activism and recently accepted a faculty appointment to SUNY Purchase. His work has been exhibited internationally and is in the permanent collections of the Sheldon Museum, the Progressive Insurance Company collection and the US Library of Congress, among others. He has collaborated with the Yes Men, winning awards from Prix Arts Electronica, Rhizome/The New Museum, the Creative Work Fund, Adbusters Media Foundation, the California Arts Council, and others. Previous to his SUNY appointment Lambert was a faculty member at SMFA Boston, and a Senior Fellow at the Eyebeam Center for Arts and Technology before that. Lambert earned his BFA at the San Francisco Art Institute and his MFA from UC Davis. Lambert lives and works in Beacon, NY.
37 Thayer @ 450 Harrison Ave., Boston, MA, 02118
My sliding-scale priced “It’s Time to Fight” letterpress print has been turned into a billboard in Manchester, England by the nice folks at Print & Paste. I was stunned and delighted to see it at this scale.
Print & Paste is a curated outdoor art space in central Manchester, located just off Oxford Rd opposite the old BBC building. Every month a new artist is invited to exhibit work on a large 16-sheet board traditionally used by advertisers. “We aim to support the artist and inspire the public by using the space for freedom of expression, positive social commentary, and the exhibition of original work.” Print & Paste is a collaboration between Micah Purnell, Dave Sedgwick, Nick Chaffe, and Jim Ralley and facilitated by Daniel Jones.
My Private Property sign opened at Charlie James Gallery tonight. If you’re in LA, it will be up for a few weeks. Here’s a video of it in action:http://www.vimeo.com/43737719
“Capitalism Works For Me! True/False” is in Hartford, CT. After visiting Manchester Community College and Blue Black Square, it’s now at Real Art Ways. Get more information at the Real Art Ways website.
The New York Times Special Edition will be included in “…Is This Free?”
…Is This Free? is NURTUREart’s 2012 summer exhibition series. Curated by Marco Antonini, the project will consist of three separate exhibitions, featuring artworks, ephemera and publications that have been conceived and produced to be freely distributed.
Historically relevant artworks, ephemera and publications will be presented side by side with contemporary work by emerging artists, including a series of project-specific artworks commissioned by NURTUREart. Community high school classes as well as members of our audience will be involved in the production of open source artwork, instructional pieces and performance workshops, producing artwork that will ultimately become part of the three exhibitions.
…Is This Free? will also include two side projects: Lawn School (curated by Megan Snowe and Rachel Steinberg), a series of free outdoor classes on various topics of practical and theoretical interest, open to any and all to teach and attend, that will take place in city public parks and …Can I Take This? (curated by Megan Snowe), a regularly updated bookshelf of free publications.
The program aims to address a series of equally timely and important questions: Can Art really be Free? At what cost do creative ideas exist (and thrive) as acts of generosity? Who owns a work of art, once it is freely distributed and supposedly liberated from commercial interests? Conceived as a collective effort and produced with the collaboration of a large group of artists, individuals and organizations, …Is This Free? responds to a highly visible trend in the development of artistic practices that use free or alternative forms of exchange as forms of distribution, bypassing the art markets and their rules. The program’s inclusion of artwork, ephemera and publications dating back to the sixties provides a historical frame of reference for the younger artists involved, tracking down the paths of surprising inter-generational trajectories.
The three segments of …Is This Free? will respectively open on:
Friday, July 6
Friday, August 3
Friday, August 31
The …Can I Take This? bookshelf will be permanently installed in the exhibition space and present rotating selections of materials, while the Lawn School will follow the exhibition schedule with weekly meetings (classes TBD) for the whole duration of the summer program.Contact info:
Marco Antonini T.
NURTUREart, Non Profit Inc.
56 Bogart St., Brooklyn, NY 11206
MINUS SPACE en Oaxaca
Instituto de Artes Gráficas de Oaxaca Alcalá (IAGO)
Macedonio Alcalá No 507, Centro
Oaxaca, México, CP 68000
MINUS SPACE en Oaxaca presents an overview of graphic arts strategies employed by 31 reductive artists working around the globe, including North and South America, Europe, and Australasia. Spanning multiple generations as well as divergent contexts, the artists on view in this exhibition share a core interest in the language of printmaking and editioned works of art.
The exhibition features an extensive array of printmaking methods, including monoprint, silkscreen, etching, woodcut, lithograph, letterpress, chine-collé, digital inkjet, and offset. The exhibition also includes works of art produced in multitude, such as artist books, record albums, postcards, paintings, and porcelain and wax objects. Many of the works on view extend printmaking’s traditional boundaries by hybridizing two or more artistic media, including photography, computer arts, installation, performance, and written language, resulting in entirely new forms with multiple layers of meaning.
Participating Artists: Josef Albers, Soledad Arias, Hartmut Böhm, Sharon Brant, Vicente Butron, Vincent Como, Mark Dagley, Julian Dashper, Linda Francis, Cris Gianakos, Daniel Göttin, Michelle Grabner, Lynne Harlow, Daniel G. Hill, Juan Raúl Hoyos, Gilbert Hsiao, Kyle Jenkins, Steve Lambert, Vincent Longo, Stephen Maine, Rossana Martínez, Russell Maltz, Manfred Mohr, Victoria Munro, Rose Nolan, Carrie Pollack, Erik Saxon, Robert Swain, Tilman, Jan van der Ploeg, Patricia Zarate