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Artistic Research Science Fair
D. Graham Burnett, Sal Randolph, Steve Rowell, Brooke Singer, and Alexandra P. Spaudling
Thursday, April 18, 2013, 12:30–2:00 p.m.
Education Classroom B, mezzanine, The Lewis B. and Dorothy Cullman Education and Research Building, Museum of Modern Art, New York
The included projects are long-term, multifaceted endeavors that are rarely represented in traditional venues such as museums or galleries, making this session a unique opportunity to learn about them through a direct dialogue with their creators. The program concludes with a round-table conversation among the artists, moderated by D. Graham Burnett, focusing on such questions as: Can science and scholarship be the medium of the artist? What can be learned from the contrast between the creatively driven approach of artistic research and the focused methodology of empirically oriented investigative practices? What happens at the intersection of precise knowledge and infinite possibility? D. Graham Burnett is an editor at Cabinet magazine and teaches at Princeton University.
Ricardo and I have a project in the new exhibition, Strange Invitation, at the amazing Franklin Street Works Gallery in Stamford, CT. Opening is this SAT 5-8pm.
My photograph Quanta Resources, Pittston, PA, from the Sites Unseen series is included in the exhibition Gatsby Revisited in the Age of the One Percent from March 13 – April 15 at the Contemporary Art Gallery on the campus of UConn, Storrs.
Other artists are: Tina Barney, Man Bartlett, James Casebere, Jessica Craig-Martin, Patricia Cronin, Sebastan Errazuriz, Shepard Fairey, Eric Fischl, Charles Hagen, Alex Katz, Robert Longo, Julian Opie Martin Parr, Julika Rudelius and Elizabeth Shrier.
Closing reception on April 15th!
ExcessNYC (Ricardo and I!) will participate in this panel on March 30th. Looking forward, the panelists look great.
With Food in Mind is thrilled to participate in the 2013 Just Food Conference. In our conference session, artists will offer practical advice on using food as medium or material when working to foster social change.
Attendees will hear from Atom Cianfarani, sustainable designer and co-author of A Roof Grows in Brooklyn: The Do-It-Yourself Green Roof Workbook; Jason Gaspar, multimedia artist and artist-in-residence at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum; Lisa Gross, artist and chairman/founder of The Boston Tree Party; Tattfoo Tan, artist; and Brooke Singer & Ricardo Miranda Zuniga, collaborating artists on ExcessNYC. All of these artists are responding to the challenges and concerns of feeding populations sustainably by creating local, community-oriented, and aesthetically conscious models.
Making Art with Food in Mind will take place on Saturday, March 30 from 10:30am to 11:45am at the Food & Finance High School in New York City. Purchase tickets here.
There is an interesting essay, The Migration of Social Exchange, recently posted on Hyperallergic by James Holland. He mentions my Databody piece from spring 2001 (yes, prior to 9/11). Nice that it is still relevant after over a decade. This is a thoughtful piece that ruminates on the changing landscape of what it means to be social.
Ricardo and I gave a short presentation on ExcessNYC at this cool “conceptual” farmers market at the Hall of Science organized by Liz Slagus last weekend.
I am giving a talk tonight with artist and sometime collaborator, Stefani Bardin, at NYU’s ITP. See the link for details. Should be fun & lively! The event is titled : INPUT / OUTPUT: POLLUTION / SOLUTION: BODIES / SITES. Thanks to Marina Zurkow for organizing.