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Art Art and Technology Writing Practice

Art, Tech, and Gentrification in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO — As fleets of shuttle buses take employees to their respective Silicon Valley campuses, resentment and tension grows in the Bay Area. Last week, protesters blocked one such Google bus in an effort to draw attention to the widening gap between the technology industry and the communities it affects; a union organizer impersonated a tech […]

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Art Culture Criticism Observations Writing Practice

Less is (WAY) more ~ Reflections on the Writer/Theorist Life

Last week, I had the absolute pleasure of being in conversation with writer, culture critic, curator, and artist, Ben Valentine at ZERO1 for the Bring It! Summer programming. Admittedly, it was a small and intimate group that joined us for the talk. When I got home, I read and wrote because I walked away from […]

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Observations

#FREEBASSEL Campaign ~ Please spread the word!

PRESS RELEASE #FREEBASSEL CAMPAIGN LAUNCHED TO BRING HOME LOVED AND CELEBRATED INTERNET VOLUNTEER DETAINED IN SYRIA Damascus — Tuesday, 3 July 2012 – Today marks the launch of the #FREEBASSEL campaign to bring about the release of Bassel Khartabil, known widely on the Internet and in technology communities as Bassel Safadi. Bassel is a resident of […]

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Conceptual Performance and Conceptual Photography

Photos from The People – SF @ Z Space

   

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Art and Technology Internet Art Multi Media Social Networking

Exercising your right through Technology and Innovation

The Gray Area Foundation for the Arts constantly puts on phenomenal events, lectures, exhibitions, and facilitates classes for the community. Summer of Smart (SoS) is another project that puts both the organization and San Francisco on the map, globally. Having the community participate in learning and seeing democracy in action through innovation and technology allows citizens […]

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Art Writing and Criticism

Approaches to independent scholarship

Independent scholarship has been difficult. Navigating through art history, criticism, and journalism without teachers to reign in all these ideas, fellow peers to test ideas, an editor reminding me of a deadline, and/or a project or paper due at the end of a few weeks makes for a challenging approach at scholarly research and constant engagement. […]