Seven people speak about artblog in our 7th, Decade-of-artblog video! Watch this short 2-minute and 23-second video to hear what Julian Phillips, Syd Carpenter, Hilary Jay, Gary Steuer, Dave Kyu, Edith Newhall and Nathaniel Popkin have to say. [Hey everyone, we had our first Decade-of-artblog party this weekend and it was great! We will have some photos to show you soon! Thanks to everybody who came to celebrate with us, and sign up for a ticket to one of our two remaining parties on Nov. 7 and Nov. 9. We'd love to see you there. Details at TicketLeap! --the editors]
This episode sponsored by Art in City Hall Diedra Krieger makes videos about her relationship to the camera, and by proxy, everyone’s relationship to the camera. She takes on the role of the eye and the subject all at once, a sort of Cindy Sherman for video. She also makes temporary public sculptures that invite people to play. In this episode she talks about that as well as about her contribution to Philadelphia Underground, the four-day Design Philadelphia event, ending today, in which eight artists project videos onto the subway concourse walls on the west side of City Hall. Below ... More » »
We make our TV debut tomorrow, 8 p.m., on PhillyCAM, a public access TV station that will begin airing episodes of the ever popular videos series Look! It’s Libby and Roberta. PhillyCAM, aka Philadelphia Community Access Media, cablecasts on Comcast channels 66 and 966. Channel 66 reaches anyone in Philadelphia with Comcast’s basic cable service. And 966 reaches those with digital subscriptions.
I saw so much art in New York yesterday, some great, some no so great, but much of it thought provoking. I drove up with Judy Gelles, who was delivering some new work to Photo New York. We stopped back there late at night and I took a shot of her trailer park photos (right), one of a number of her displays in the show. My first stop was an enormous video installation by Pipilotti Rist at Luhring Augustine (up until Oct. 23). Rist has gotten on the Swiss self-criticism bandwagon, and has produced in “Herbstzeitlose (Saffron Flower or Fall ... More » »