Being an artist involves so many activities, I’ve fallen behind on seeing art. But there’s lots out there to be excited about!
Amanda Curreri, Under the Socialist Sun with Interference, Monoprint with screenprint, 15 x 11 inches, 2013; Llewelynn Fletcher, Standing Sound Costume: Lion, 2010, basswood, mahogany, low frequency sound, bass-shaker speakers, 3.5’W X 3.5’L X 7’H. // Source: c3initiative.org.
Cool artists getting a cool residency in Portland, OR
ERNEST Introductions (Amanda Curreri & Llewellyn Fletcher)
c3 initiative, Portland, OR
Dec 7, 2013 – Feb 15, 2014
Opening: Sat, Dec 7, 6-9pm
Launching ERNEST’s collaborative two-year public project and partnership with Portland’s c3 initiative.
Installation view of The Shadows Took Shape. // Source: StudioMuseum.org // Photo: Adam Reich
Afrofuturist aesthetics @ the Studio Museum
Including a collaborative project by Nyeema Morgan
Plus a great portrait of the artists in the New Yorker Magazine
The Shadows Took Shape
November 14–March 9, 2014
Artists of The Shadows Took Shape in the New Yorker Magazine. Photograph by Christaan Felber.
I don’t think female artists of color have enough visibility; this is a lovely move in a good direction.
Leonid Tishkov, Private Moon. // Source: ArtsCatalyst.org.
A wonderfully speculative, lunar-themed exhibition in London
The preview images look so cool.
January 10-February 2, 2014
The Art Catalyst’s Republic of the Moon
Bargehouse, Oxo Tower Wharf, South Bank, London
Vacuum/plenum (the Cotard delusion, invisibility, and other gravities), 2009, mirror, two-way plexiglass mirror, aluminum, steel, casters, Dimensions variable, mirrored box is 4x4x7 ft. // Source: SeldonYuan.com
Vacuum/plenum (the Cotard delusion, invisibility, and other gravities), by Seldon Yuan
I came across this NYC artist when I received a rejection letter and he was listed as one of the winners. But when I viewed his site, and this project in particular, the selection committee’s wisdom became apparent to me. The sting of rejection is a mitigated by intrigue of this work. I wish this project was my own. It’s brilliant.
Personal Goal Setting Advice for Artists
Love this Personal Goal Setting advice from Creative Capital’s Internet for Artists Handbook. I came across this a while ago but keep recommending it to folks. Really useful!
(I just noticed it’s written by Blithe Riley, an artist involved in interesting, radical visual art programming at Interference Archive in Gowanus in Brooklyn. Coming up this week: neat programming around Asian American struggle.)
Your turn: These Calls for Entry
Signal Fire’s spring exhibition in the New Mexico wilderness
Spring applications due December 31
Interface Gallery’s call for participatory projects
Stipends available. Applications due January 1, 2014.