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"E.m-bed.de/d" (left) and "Augmented Real" by Yung Jake.

Art 2.1: Creating on the Social Web

Art 2.1 | New Frontier at Sundance 2013: 4D Art and Augmented Real

Art 2.1: Creating on the Social Web

Art 2.1 | New Frontier at Sundance 2013: 4D Art and Augmented Real

Nettrice Gaskins speaks with “datamoshing, glitch-creating, meta-rapping” artist Yung Jake in a second post from New Frontier at Sundance.

Welcome to the desert of the real: the entrance to New Frontier at Sundance 2013.

Art 2.1: Creating on the Social Web

Art 2.1 | New Frontier at Sundance 2013: The Pixelated Pavilion

Art 2.1: Creating on the Social Web

Art 2.1 | New Frontier at Sundance 2013: The Pixelated Pavilion

Nettrice Gaskins introduces a series of reports from New Frontier: an experimental space at the 2013 Sundance Film Fesitval.

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Eleanor Antin Takes Over @Art21 (Again!) | #AntinCWS

Eleanor Antin Takes Over @Art21 (Again!) | #AntinCWS

Artist Eleanor Antin will take over the @Art21 Twitter account to perform a special reading on Wednesday, January 30, from 3:00–4:00 p.m. EST.

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The Art21 Translation Project: Bringing the Words of Contemporary Artists to Global Audiences

The Art21 Translation Project: Bringing the Words of Contemporary Artists to Global Audiences

An introduction to the Art21 Translation Project by Art21 Director of Digital Media and Strategy, Jonathan Munar.

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Teaching with Contemporary Art

More Moments, More Dialogue

Teaching with Contemporary Art

More Moments, More Dialogue

This week I want to follow up on the two most recent posts, Speak About What’s Unspeakable and Teachable Moments in 2012, because there are some loose ends to attend to.

"Feast: Radical Hospitality in Contemporary Art." Curated by

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Gastro-Vision | The Best in Food-Art 2012

Gastro-Vision

Gastro-Vision | The Best in Food-Art 2012

Writers Megan Fizzel and Andrew Russeth join Nicole Caruth for a look at the year’s best food-art projects.

Beatriz da Costa with Juan Recaman (camera), "Dying for the Other" (video still), 2011.

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Gastro-Vision | Anti-Cancer Cooking in a Post-Hurricane Sandy World

Gastro-Vision

Gastro-Vision | Anti-Cancer Cooking in a Post-Hurricane Sandy World

Nicole Caruth looks at two recent projects by Beatriz da Costa, both part of Art, Environment, Action! at the Sheila C. Johnson Design Center at Parsons.

Eleanor Antin during a re-creation of her performance "Before the Revolution" (1979) at the Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, 2012. Courtesy Los Angeles Times. © Robert Gauthier. Photograph by Robert Gauthier.

Flash Points

Eleanor Antin Takes Over @Art21 on Twitter Today at 2pm EST!

Flash Points

Eleanor Antin Takes Over @Art21 on Twitter Today at 2pm EST!

Today, artist Eleanor Antin will take over the @Art21 Twitter account to perform a special reading from 2:00–3:00 p.m. EST. Please follow along!

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Eleanor Antin Takes Over @Art21 on Twitter

Eleanor Antin Takes Over @Art21 on Twitter

Artist Eleanor Antin will take over the @Art21 Twitter account to perform a special reading on Friday, October 26, from 2:00–3:00 p.m. EST.

Lucy + Jorge Orta, Food-Water-Life installation at Tufts University Art Gallery, 2012. Photo: Alonso Nichols, Tufts University Photography.

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Gastro-Vision | Lucy + Jorge Orta: Food-Water-Life

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Gastro-Vision | Lucy + Jorge Orta: Food-Water-Life

Nicole Caruth on Lucy + Jorge Orta, whose first major traveling exhibition “Food-Water-Life” is now up at Tufts University Art Gallery in Boston.

Angie Waller (Courtesy of the artist)

Internet Forager Shuns Art World; Embraces Open Source

Internet Forager Shuns Art World; Embraces Open Source

Carroll talks to artist Angie Waller about her decision to make open-sourced, non-collectable work, and how she negotiates the dynamic between cost and labor without sacrificing creativity.

Ellen Gallagher. "Bird in Hand," 2006. Image courtesy of Tate Liverpool.

Polyculturalist Visions Revisited

Polyculturalist Visions Revisited

Nettrice Gaskins revisits themes she first explored in her essay on “polyculturalism” for Art21.org’s Ideas series on “The Culture Wars, Redux.”

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5 Questions for Contemporary Practice

5 Questions for Contemporary Practice with Doug Ashford

5 Questions for Contemporary Practice

5 Questions for Contemporary Practice with Doug Ashford

Thom Donovan interviews Doug Ashford, who is widely known for his work with Group Material during the period 1983-1996.

Yayoi Kusama. "Yellow Trees" at 14th Street, 2012. Photo courtesy Nettrice Gaskins.

Yayoi Kusama at the Whitney: Accumulation, Infinity and the Multiverse

Yayoi Kusama at the Whitney: Accumulation, Infinity and the Multiverse

Nettrice Gaskins reviews the Yayoi Kusama retrospective at the Whitney Museum of American Art, and considers Kusama’s work in light of immersive 3D worlds and “Augmented Spaces.”

Photo courtesy of Rowan El Shimi via Flickr

Revolution 2.1

Revolution 2.1 | The Dictator Will Be Tagged: Power, Revolution Graffiti and the Deconstructed Superhero

Revolution 2.1

Revolution 2.1 | The Dictator Will Be Tagged: Power, Revolution Graffiti and the Deconstructed Superhero

TheArt21 Blog’s newest column debuts today!

Members of Arte por la Izquierda at a protest against the 2012 election results. Via ADN Político.

Interview with Critic, Curator and Art Historian Cuauhtémoc Medina, Part 2

Interview with Critic, Curator and Art Historian Cuauhtémoc Medina, Part 2

Part 2 of guest blogger Mariana Aguirre’s conversation with Mexico City-based critic, curator and art historian Cuauhtémoc Medina.

Ulan Djaparov Cold Head, 2003  Photo documentation of action  80 x 120 cm  Courtesy of AhmadyArts, The Taste of Others

Bedfellows: Art and Visual Culture

Inside the Artist's Studio

Inside the Artist’s Studio: Leeza Ahmady (Part 2)

Bedfellows: Art and Visual Culture

Inside the Artist's Studio

Inside the Artist’s Studio: Leeza Ahmady (Part 2)

Part 2 of Georgia Kotretsos’ interview with independent curator Leeza Ahmady, the director of Asian Contemporary Art Week in New York.

Production still from the Exclusive video, "Ai Weiwei: New Communication."

Exclusive | Ai Weiwei: New Communication

Exclusive | Ai Weiwei: New Communication

Art21′s latest Exclusive video: in one of his first on-camera interviews following his release from detention in 2011, Ai Weiwei discusses the potential for artists to express themselves online.

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avaf + art21 comboworks: A Collaboration with assume vivid astro focus, Art21, and You

avaf + art21 comboworks: A Collaboration with assume vivid astro focus, Art21, and You

Introducing a new interactive and collaborative online artist project with artist collective, assume vivid astro focus.

Ai Weiwei, Surveillance Camera, 2006. Photo courtesy of the artist.

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Teaching with Change

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Teaching with Change

Last week I presented a Season 6 Access screening of the Change episode featuring Catherine Opie, El Anatsui and Ai Weiwei. During the screening I made some notes to share …

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Teaching with Contemporary Art

Art21 Meets Fluxus

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Art21 Meets Fluxus

This past Saturday I had the pleasure of working with the University of Michigan Museum of Art to present “Art21 Meets Fluxus”. Over thirty teachers from a variety of disciplines came together to learn more about working with Art21 education materials and to brainstorm ways of bringing this smart and provocative exhibition, titled Fluxus and the Essential Questions of Life, into their classrooms.

Janine Antoni. Image: arts.columbia.edu

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Talking with Janine Antoni and Getting Set for NAEA: Part Two

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Talking with Janine Antoni and Getting Set for NAEA: Part Two

Part two of my recent interview with Janine Antoni in advance of her keynote address and workshop at the National Art Education Association’s annual conference here in New York from March 1-4.

Michael Rakowitz, "Enemy Kitchen," 2004-present. Courtesy the artist. Photo: San Francisco Chronicle/Paul Chinn.

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Gastro-Vision | Iraqi Cuisine Goes Mobile

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Gastro-Vision | Iraqi Cuisine Goes Mobile

Artist Michael Rakowitz’s “Enemy Kitchen (Food Truck)” is a roving eatery where local Iraqi cooks and US veterans of the Iraq war serve meals to the public.

Ted Kerr, Questions for a Revolution, 2011, courtesy the artist

Queer Past/Queer Future: In Conversation

Queer Past/Queer Future: In Conversation

What can the Occupy movement learn from the history of HIV/AIDS activism? Ted Kerr’s “Questions for a Revolution” offers a starting point.

Occupy LA at City Hall. Photo: Carol Cheh.

From the Voice of the People to the People of the Voice

From the Voice of the People to the People of the Voice

Matias Viegener offers different ways of thinking about Occupy LA in the wake of its LA City Hall site’s forced closure.

Photo by Sigrid Møller, the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom.

Dirt and Blankets

Dirt and Blankets

Anna Mayer shows how protest encampments are themselves a form of embodied activism that puts basic human needs front and center.

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#OccupyOccupyArt21

#OccupyOccupyArt21

No matter where you live, you can Occupy. Conceptual artist Mikal Czech offers a series of proposals to get you started.

Graphic: Janet Owen Driggs

Octupy Los Angeles

Octupy Los Angeles

Teresa Carmody talks with Owen Driggs about the making of a giant Octopus puppet, which stands as a visual metaphor for corporate reach as well as leaderless organization.

Image courtesy of ARLA

Radical Receptivities

Radical Receptivities

Can listening more actively spur radical change? Elana Mann and Juliana Snapper on The People’s Mic and the power of attentive voices.

Performance led by Robby Herbst at Occupy LA, in which human pyramids depict class dynamics. The project was inspired by Herbst’s archival family photos and a 1911 diagram produced by Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) called “Pyramid for the Capitalist System.” Photo: Lisa Anne Auerbach.

Human Pyramids and the Capitalist System

Human Pyramids and the Capitalist System

Robby Herbst discusses his grandfather’s 1930s-era amateur acrobatic troupe, whose stunts symbolically enacted the power and pleasure of united workers.

Monica Martinez of Don Bugito, Mealworm Toffee with ice cream. Photo: Michael

Gastro-Vision | It Was a Sweet Year

Gastro-Vision | It Was a Sweet Year

Think sweets are just for kids? Think again: Caruth surveys ten memorable food art projects from 2011 that take a cutting-edge approach to the dessert genre.

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Open Enrollment

Open Enrollment Newbie

Open Enrollment

Open Enrollment Newbie

New Open Enrollment blogger Chiara Galimberti writes about the challenges she faces pursuing an MFA degree in painting while raising two young daughters.

Ai Weiwei, "Study of Perspective- White House", 1999.  Source: artlog.com

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Occupy This

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Occupy This

Yinka Shonibare MBE says in his season 5 segment that he would like to have the “trappings of wealth” himself, even though he may be criticizing it. And being made …

Moveable type no Documenta - Printing in Kassel. Courtesy Ben Kinmont.

5 Questions for Contemporary Practice

5 Questions for Contemporary Practice with Ben Kinmont

5 Questions for Contemporary Practice

5 Questions for Contemporary Practice with Ben Kinmont

  This past month, I encountered Ben Kinmont’s work for the first time, appropriately enough at the Fales special collection in New York University’s Bobst library. Walking through the double …

Jenny Marketou at her studio in Dumbo, Brooklyn, NY

Inside the Artist's Studio

Inside the Artist’s Studio | Jenny Marketou

Inside the Artist's Studio

Inside the Artist’s Studio | Jenny Marketou

  Jenny Marketou was born and raised in Athens, Greece and educated in the United States. She lives and works in New York. Marketou earned a BFA from the Corcoran School …