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Art Culture Criticism Film Observations

Silencing the Conscious: The Representation of the API Body in Ex Machina // published in Hyphen

The plot line dictates, culturally and historically, a dominant narrative told many times in film and media. I wish it were different. With the myriad of racial, cultural, and social stories flooding the media, visibility of API bodies is still so very far behind in the mainstream culture even when it is inserted into film […]

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Art Film Observations Visual Arts

Takashi Murakami’s film, Jellyfish Eyes, to be released later this year

This post is long overdue. Months ago, I was reading through various art blogs and websites looking for interesting developments in the art world. One of my resources for art news isĀ ArtInfo, having learned aboutĀ Takashi Murakami’s current work, I saved a draft post and ONLY now just getting back to it (I originally wrote this […]

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Art Art and Technology Culture Criticism Observations Video

Everything is a Remix by Kirby Ferguson

Everything is a Remix Part 1 from Kirby Ferguson on Vimeo. Please support Kirby Ferguson! Great information, wonderful video, and extremely informative! You will want to watch all parts of Everything is a Remix. Click here to view the site.

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Art Art and Technology Conceptual Culture Criticism Film Interactive / Participatory Art Internet Art Multi Media Photography Social Networking Virtual Art Visual Arts

The Art of War

Last weekend, I watched Full Metal Jacket. Being a huge fan of Stanley Kubrick and a sucker for a well done war film, the movie was phenomenal. Naturally, I thought of the various ways war has been depicted in the visual and new media arts. Admittedly, I’m not huge fan of political art; HOWEVER, when […]

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Art Art and Technology Digital Art Film Multi Media Performance and Conceptual

Tim Roseborough, New Media Artist

This past year has been filled with pleasant surprises in the arts, in particular, New Media Art. One of the co-founders, Tim Roseborough, of the UpgradeSF node is a New Media artist I’ve been paying a lot of attention to lately. Not only am I intrigued by digital and multi-media art, I’m enthralled by the […]

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Film Performance and Conceptual Photography Visual Arts

The Other Other

Went to the Art Murmur in Oakland, CA last Friday, September 3rd. Specifically, I went to the Other Other opening curated by curatorial collective, OFFSpace. It was a great show about, well, “otherness”. I won’t get into it right at this minute but since a few more people (yes, thank you, dear friends) are keeping […]