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Calling on the Spirits to Face the Future: Dia de Los Muertos Exhibition 2012

The centuries-old tradition of building altars to welcome and celebrate deceased loved ones fuses with present-day artists’ sentiments on the state of life and politics in the Day of the Dead 2012 exhibition at SOMArts Cultural Center. Elaborate, traditional altars and multi-dimensional art installations are on display in Calling on the Spirits to Face the Future: […]

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Art Art Writing and Criticism Observations Photography Sculpture

The Annual Murphy & Cadogan Contemporary Art Awards Exhibition, Group Show ~ Review by Erica Gomez

You know what is awesome about grad school? Being around talented and brilliant artists and writers. Check out fellow classmate Erica Gomez’s guest blog post on the SOMArts Cultural Center blog regarding the Annual Murphy & Cadogan Contemporary Art Awards Group show. It’s a great write-up! Click here to view on SOMArts! The Annual Murphy & […]

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Art Artist's Studio Culture Criticism Observations Visual Arts

Annual Murphy and Cadogan Contemporary Art Awards Exhibition 2012

SOMArts Cultural Center and The San Francisco Foundation present a focused look at the future of the Bay Area visual and media arts landscape, September 4–October 2, 2012. The Annual Murphy and Cadogan Contemporary Art Awards Exhibition showcases the work of promising visual artists from regional Masters in Fine Arts (MFA) programs working across disciplines […]

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Conceptual conceptual art Film Multi Media Performance and Conceptual Video Visual Arts

Photos of SOMArts Cultural Center Event, Night Light: Multi-Media Garden Party

I went to the Night Light: Multi-Media Garden Party at the SOMArts Cultural Center. It was great seeing friends and meeting some wonderful artists. Below, you’ll find some footage I shot of Radka Pulliam‘s piece, Up and Down the Street. It’s quite clever in that the viewer must “look in” the building to “look out” at […]

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Art and Technology Digital Art Social Networking Virtual Art

My first Augmented Reality Piece! Something New to Hang on the Fridge!!

Here’s my augmented reality piece for the I Am Crime exhibition currently showing at SOMArts Cultural Center! This piece was made during the Making Art with Augmented Reality workshop taught by John Craig Freeman. With the help of Bay Area new media artists DC Spensley and Scott Kildall (artist attacked by my Golden Knife above), I […]

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Art and Technology Art Theory and Movements Creative Coding | Programming Culture Criticism Digital Art Observations Perception Performance and Conceptual Social Networking Visual Arts

Augmented Reality Workshop and Public Talk with John Craig Freeman

Upgrade! San Francisco is proud to present two events with Boston-based media artist and activist John Craig Freeman at SOMArts Cultural Center, 934 Brannan St. San Francisco 2-day Workshop: “Making Art with Augmented Reality” – Register HERE Saturday March 31st & Sunday April 1st, 11am–5pm both days Learn how to place digital 3D objects in real physical […]