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From Mark Tribe and Chelsea Knight's "Posse Comitatus." Photo courtesy of the artists.

News post – Rhizome founder’s film series wraps, Thomas Devaney on Winkfield, Dona Nelson acquired by MoFAB, opportunities and more!

News Mark Tribe, founder of Rhizome, has devoted large portions of the last three years to an astonishing series of work. Now, “Posse Comitatus,” which Tribe has been creating with Chelsea Knight,  has made its final entry, and is currently screening at DiverseWorks in Houston. “Posse Comitatus” examines the sociocultural dynamics of paramilitary groups; research has seen Knight and Tribe spending time with an upstate New York militia group and were – surprisingly, perhaps – allowed to record their activities, from the mundane interactions of everyday life to live fire field training exercises. This is a disturbingly wonderful production, so don’t ... More » »

The artist formerly known as Candy Depew.

News post – Day Without Art-World AIDS Day, Alex Da Corte in Dublin, opportunities and more!

News For its 23rd year, the Institute of Contemporary Art is combining the annual Day With(out) Art with World AIDS Day, December 1, 2012. This year, Philadelphia HIV/AIDS and LGBQT activist join Penn undergraduate students for a lineup of programs including ribbon-making and film screenings. The Ribbon Bee, held from 11:30 AM-1:30 PM at 118 South 36th Street, is accompanied by speakers such as artist-activists Joy Episalla and Carrie Yamaoka (who are also participants in the roundtable discussions accompanying the film screenings). The film screenings take place at the International House from 2-4:30 PM; they are Kiyoshi Kuromiya: A Queer Left and ... More » »

Rendering of Virginia Commonwealth's new Institute of Contemporary Art.

News post – Butch Cordora in a fishbowl, Frank Turner on Mars, Virginia Commonwealth’s new ICA, Nancy Agati in DC, opportunities and more!

News PennDesign has just released the schedule for the School’s Fall 2012 Lecture Series. All lectures (except ones noted otherwise) are held at 6PM at the University of Pennsylvania School of Design, Meyerson Hall, 210 South 34th Street, Philadelphia, PA. Check the schedule to see what exciting speakers they have on deck. A bit of performance art brought to Philly: Butch Cordora’s been chosen to “live” in the window of Bo Concept at 17th & Chestnut for almost a week, in a repeat of a publicity stunt they tried in Chelsea that generated sales. He’s “moving in” on Sat, Sept 29, and ... More » »