naive optimism: performance art in public space

July 26, 2013By candyUncategorized

in continuation of my thoughts on the potential of performance… – performance evades documentation and therefore stabilization. it creates possibilities of collective memory and myth-making. or erasure from history. – it holds greater potential for blurring the lines between “art” and “life.” because it is not something that can be isolated as an object (and … Read More

art bullshit: friday night with weird art people

July 19, 2013By candyUncategorized

from mimi fadmi’s untitled climate change: language action poetry facilitators-from asia with love 9pm – 1am friday, july 16th, 2013 at grace exhibition space 840 broadway 2nd floor, brooklyn as part of the brooklyn international performance art festival (bipaf) multiple venues july 4, 2013 – july 28, 2013 from miao jiaxin and lee heeran’s money … Read More

a dream of haptic realism

July 14, 2013By candyUncategorized

ying li. recent paintings. new york studio school  8 w 8th street new york, ny 10011 june 6, 2013 – july 20, 2013 confession: i have a b.a. in art, but i never received a proper art education until college. because my mother was a fairly abstract painter and sculptor while i was growing up, … Read More

visible intruder

July 4, 2013By candyUncategorized

thomas hirschhorn’s gramsci monument 975 tinton avenue bronx, new york. july 1, 2013 – september 15, 2013 swiss artist thomas hirschhorn is an international star, whose work has been shown in the venice biennale 2011, the current icp triennial, and is also part of permanent collections of moma and the tate modern in london. i … Read More