CREATIVE 2 PROFESSIONAL: 7 Things to Think About


"CREATIVE 2 PROFESSIONAL: 7 things to think about" is based on a lecture commissioned by Aily Nash and Andrew Norman Wilson as part of Image Employment at New York's MoMA PS1. Read the curators' afterword here.


#1: Scot Halpin

In 1973, the rock band The Who were opening their US tour for Quadrophenia with a sold-out concert at the Cow Palace outside of San Francisco.

Halfway through their set, drummer Keith Moon passed out on his drums, allegedly due to a mixture of animal tranquilizers and brandy. After unsuccessfully trying to revive him, the band soldiered on drumless for a few songs. Eventually, Pete Townshend, The Who's guitar player and main songwriter, asked the crowd if anyone could play the drums.


Seven on Seven Teams: Michael Bell-Smith and Andy Baio


Michael Bell-Smith, Glitter Bend (2008) HD Digital Video Loop

This week, we will be announcing the pairings of artists and technologists for Seven on Seven. The first team is Andy Baio & Michael Bell-Smith. They will collaborate on developing something new—be it an application, social media, artwork, product, or whatever they imagine—over the course of a single day. Also, there are still artist and member tickets available at a discount...