Month: June 2011

Words | and | Images

What is it about the construction of the human mind that makes the interplay of words and images seem, despite innumerable historical and regional variations, to be something like a cultural universal? ~ W.J.T. Mitchell, Word and Image essay from Critical Terms for Art History At the moment, I’m taking a Voice and Vision class at the San Francisco…

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Kenney Mencher’s Renovated Reputations – Part II

If you’re into storytelling, love reading, and writing, Mencher’s work will not disappoint. Mencher has posted a new flash fiction competition on his blog for anyone interested. His plan involves creating a another Renovated Reputations show. The exhibition will be at Ohlone College’s Louie Meager Art Gallery in February 2012. The space will be converted into a 1930/40’s cabaret set…

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It is the whole traditional world of causality that is in question: the perspectival, determinist mode, the “active”, critical mode, the analytic mode – the distinction between cause and effect, between active and passive, between subject and object, between the end and the means. It is in this sense that one can say: TV is…

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