Posts for 2008

HTML (2003) - M.River of MTAA

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4 large (4' x 8' each) plywood letters (H, T, M and L) made of salvaged material from the Matthew Barney exhibition at the Guggenheim Museum. The letters were placed in front of Team Gallery [W. 26th St.] on the first night of the SUMMEr of HTML tour. After the show, the letters were cautiously abandoned on the street around the corner

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Pop-Up Shop

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With the economy undergoing a severe downturn, and retailers reporting an especially slow sales season during what is typically the busiest time of the year, the organizers behind Everything Must Go could not have asked for more fitting circumstances for their upcoming exhibition, which will take place in a partially abandoned mall in Birmingham, Alabama. Curator Rachel Higgins rented one retail shop out of the over 60 vacant stores in the Century Plaza Shopping Mall, and from December 20 through January 3rd, twenty artists, including Sascha Braunig, Walton Creel, Matthew Farrell, Rachael Gorchov, Jess Perlitz, and others, will approach the space as a stage, rotating works on a daily basis in order to spotlight a specific group or artist. The project's title Everything Must Go touches on the fast pace of consumerism, which steers the rate at which malls are built and discarded, but it also carries with it a darker cadence, one that suggests that our current models for economic growth, which favor rapidity and waste, cannot persist.

Image: Century Plaza Shopping Mall (Photos by Kate Merritt Davis)

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3dcursor (2002) - Sylvain Vriens

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More work at Project Euh

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Everything All The Time Right Now (2008) - Caleb Larsen

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More work by Caleb Larsen

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Icon Republic (2007) - VERSELEY

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"World Flag icons without smooth distortion, created for a better knowledge of other countries."

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More work by VERSELEY

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Thank You!

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Floor Space

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Remember the old Warp screensaver, which helped office geeks imagine they were whizzing through space at Star Trek speeds? Ohhh, yes you do! Miss losing yourself in soothing imaginary constellations? Artist Guthrie Lonergan revisits the whoooooosh sensation of this old favorite in his Floor Warp2, which is a never ending loop of not-so-intergalactic space, the floor. Lonergan translated Floor Warp 2 into the screensaver Floor Warp (for Mac or PC) as an exclusive edition for the Rhizome Community Campaign. So get your head out of the clouds, become a member at the Shoot level, and go Floor Warpin' today.

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FX 1 (2008) - Ilia Ovechkin

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Primary (1978) - Gary Hill

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Turn On Your TV

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On February 17, 2009, the U.S. television broadcast signal will go digital, effectively putting an end to analog television. To mark this moment, The End of Television in Pittsburgh are soliciting videos to air February 17th on the to-be obsolete medium of analog TV. For a full day, submitted videos will be transmitted on Channel 2, and the organizers claim the project "re-imagines the omnipresent idea of 'broadcast yourself.'" One wonders if artists will begin taking over these neglected airwaves once the switchover is complete, an exciting possibility to be sure. The End of Television will be accepting submissions until January 25th.

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