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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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Is a Social Revolution possible with new social media platform, ‘Unthink’?

Being an art writer and blogger is tough. There’s so much to keep up with in the world since the popularization of social networking sites such as Friendster, MySpace, Tribe, and Facebook. THEN, you have online news sources like Digg and Reddit on top of reading through RSS feeds. OH, and did you know about online […]

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Photography Social Networking

In this case, life imitates art

   True nostalgia is an ephemeral composition of disjointed memories. ~ Florence King, Novelist Having seen Kenneth Lo’s show at the Southern Exposure Gallery this past week, it’s got me thinking about the way we preserve our memories or what we even perceive as memory. To think something is utterly sublime and beautiful one moment can be gone within a second. Lo’s […]

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Art Performance and Conceptual Visual Arts

Paying my Respects to Kenneth Lo

Having a father that was significantly older than my mother (older than my maternal grandfather as a matter of fact) made for an interesting childhood. Many funerals were attended. More than any other kid I knew. That being said, there was a familiarity with all the little details that outfitted such an occasion. The headstone […]