Monthly Archives: April 2011

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Siri Hustvedt & Fred Tomaselli Talk Psychotic Cosmologies

“Each week, I teach a writing class to psychiatric in-patients at New York Hospital, which has been a very interesting experience for me. I’ve discovered a couple of things. Firstly, psychotic patients are far more creative than non-psychotic ones, and they are often cosmologists, that is, they are very interested in mythologies that explain how the world is organized...”
Siri Hustvdt

Hustvdt, S., (2007) Fred Tomaselli and Siri Hustvdt, extract from interview, Another Magazine (Autumn/Winter 2007). Cited in Morely, S, (ed.) (2010) The Sublime. London: Whitechapel Gallery/MIT Press. p 220.

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Participation Art Class Blog – University of Houston

Participation Art is an interdisciplinary class, at University of Houston, focused on understanding the history and future of social engagement art, through hands-on group activities, community fieldwork, and readings on Social Sculpture, Distributed Creativity, Gift Economies, and Relational Aesthetics. Movements … Continue reading

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Chris Marker “La Jetée”

La Jetée (The Jetty) Summary: Chris Marker’s classic photo montage is a story about the power of memory. In a post-apocalyptic world a man is chosen to undergo a time-travel experiment by virtue of his one enduring childhood memory: a … Continue reading

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Final Cut Pro Information

Using Final Cut for Stop Motion Compositing: Go to the final cut menu, user preferences. Sets default still frame to 1 frame from 10 seconds. then import the pictures you have taken for stop motion and import them. Put them … Continue reading

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Britta Thie “Shooting”

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Online Art Journals & Magazines

This Is Tomorrow – Contemporary Art Magazine Contemporary Art Daily Eye Weekly Dot Com – Visual Arts  

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Graeme Patterson “Horseshoes”

Graeme Patterson is an emerging artist, born in Saskatchewan and currently based out of Sackville, NB. Most notably known for recreating his hometown of Woodrow, Saskatchewan in miniature, Patterson was a finalist for the Sobey Art Award in 2009. Patterson’s … Continue reading

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Stop Motion Animation Software

List of possible software choices: Dragon Stop Motion

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Hammer Residency – Nathalie Djurberg and Hans Berg Discuss Work & Collaboration

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Case Study Choice – Nathalie Djurberg

The subject for my case study will be the video and installation artist Nathalie Djurberg. My approach will consider Djurberg’s content and technique, the context of her career and the distribution of her work. I will analyze Djurberg’s content through … Continue reading

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