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Oldest San Francisco Arts Nonprofit Suspends Curatorial Programs

Gallery view of Jenny O’Dell’s ‘Infrastructure’ (February—March 2014) at Intersection for the Arts, curated by Kevin B. Chen (photograph by Dorothy Santos) There is so much more to say about this issue. As an SF native, I have been a patron and supporter of Intersection for the Arts for a long time. I recently published […]

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Broadside Attractions & Vanquished Terrains @ Intersection for the Arts

Prior to cinemagraphs, comment threads, 140 character limitations, and photography, there were Broadsides. Serving as the primary mode of communication for artists and writers around the turn of the 18th century, it was a way for the artist and writer to relay messages to the public. Although one-sided, broadsides gave the viewer an experience of art […]

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Art Conceptual Culture Criticism Observations

The Limitations of 140 Characters & Our Communication Culture | In Other Words exhibition @ Intersection for the Arts

I asked a dear friend about her attention span. She was candid in sharing that if 200 characters don’t entice her, you’ve lost her. She is an intelligent woman and I completely trust her opinion. Now, that’s not a lot characters to lure someone in. Yet, it speaks to the culture we live in. Granted, […]

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Culture Criticism Observations Visual Arts

A few photos from Intersection for the Arts opening, In Other Words | More to Follow

This past Wednesday, I went to the opening, In Other Words, at the Intersection for the Arts and snapped a few photos on my phone. I really need to start lugging around my fancy camera. Although mobile devices may come in handy, art (all forms) deserve the prestige that tons of pixels can actually deliver. One of […]