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Art Art and Technology Art Writing and Criticism Conceptual Film Multi Media Perception Performance and Conceptual Photography

God Only Knows Who the Audience Is, Exhibition at the CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Art

Reinterpretations, remakes, and contemporary works are strategically placed throughout God Only Knows Who the Audience Is: Performance, Video, and Television Through the Lens of La Mamelle, engaging viewers in what is almost an infinite loop of observation that changes with every go-around. Douglas Davis’s The Last Nine Minutes (1977) welcomes viewers to the second floor of the exhibition. The […]

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Art Practice Art Writing and Criticism

Bohemia of Finances Interview

Art is simple and complicated but its such an alluring and wonderful thing. Yet, let’s face it, money is an issue for any parent hearing their kid plead for an art education (trust me, I know, I begged my Mom when I was in high school). Studying and participating in art is not exactly welcome in a Filipino […]

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Art Writing and Criticism

Shotgun Review of Manufactured Organic at Root Division

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Art

Shotgun Reviews Archive

On the heels of reading Christine Wong Yap’s Art Practical feature, I figured it was time to create a new page on my blog – Shotgun Reviews Archive! Shotgun Reviews via Art Practical has been an incredible way for me to interact with the Bay Area Arts Community and take part in the conversation. My […]

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Art Art Practice

Reflections on Christine Wong Yap

“Most of us deep down believe that a person who is creative will prevail regardless of the environment,” Csikszentmihalyi wrote. “But the reality appears to be different…. No matter how gifted a person is, he or she has no chance to achieve anything creative unless the right conditions are provided by the field.” Csikszentmihalyi identifies “seven […]

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Art Art Theory and Movements Artist's Studio Film Performance and Conceptual Photography Post Modernism Visual Arts

Retro-Tech

Hot off the presses…Enjoy! ***************************** Is the imagination a mode of technology? What role does the imagination play in technological advancements such as sensor-laden homes, personal GPS devices, and televisions that can display four channels simultaneously? Artists for Retro-Tech, an exhibition at the San Jose Museum of Art, answer the question of how imagination operates […]