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The American Gun Show

Call to Artists: American Gun Show Open call for artwork: Few technologies have had the impact on civilization that the gun has had. With a storied history of a millennium and having been woven into American culture, it is not surprising that it is as contentious as it is empowering. Dorothy Santos and James Morgan are […]

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Chance Operations

A couple of weeks ago, I attended an Upgrade! SF meeting filled with artists, writers, theorists, and curators within the new media arts community. The evening was filled with conversation around Chance Operations and stochastic methods related to the art making process. Luke Ogrydziak, principal architect at Ogrydziak / Prillinger Architects gave a brief talk around chance in the architecture and design processes. […]

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Get Lucky: The Culture of Chance @ SOMArts Cultural Center – Opening Night

We create a community of multi-disciplinary artists who fuse eastern philosophies and practices in their work. This new community engages musicians, architects, visual artists, sculptors, videographers, and others in a conversation and exchange that evokes the spirit of John Cage and his impact on avant-garde art that permeates and vibrates throughout the bay area. ~ Hanna […]

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Feelin’ Lucky at SOMArts Cultural Center – Opening Night for Get Lucky: The Culture of Chance

Pretty exciting to blog on the fly! I’m currently at the Get Lucky: The Culture of Chance opening night. Many people and such a great line up of wonderful artists looking at chance while paying homage to art icon, John Cage! More to come…

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Face to Facebook ~ Do you know who’s looking at your profile?

What happens when you gather one million stolen Facebook profile photos, filter them through face-recognition software, put them on a dating website, and show the work internationally? You’ve got some thought-provoking art. If you haven’t seen or heard of this project, I suggest you check out the genius behind Face to Facebook created by Paolo Cirio […]

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A New Way to Use the Body

I’m always intrigued by artists who find new and creative ways to use the body in art. Ariana Page Russell has not only used her body in a unique way, she has taken her skin condition and incorporated it into her creative process. Reminiscent of some of my all time favorite female artists Ana Mendieta, Marina […]