Kamau Patton

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The following contains excerpts from an interview between Cora H. via Michelle Y. Hyun and Kamau Patton, on October 28, 2008 at Southern Exposure, San Francisco, originally published in the Spiritualist monthly gazette, “The Medium of Light.” Hyun, an art medium, compiled this condensed version of the original hour and a half long interview. Kamau Patton, , 2008, digital file;  Courtesy of the Artist Cora H.:  Hello, Kamau.  My name is Cora.  I’m an American Spiritualist from the 19th... [more]
Religion in Common   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
Kamau Patton at Queen's Nails September 18th, 2008 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Posted 9/16/08
  For the first show under their new moniker, Queens Nails Projects, formerly Queens Nails Annex, has installed an exhibit of the work of San Francisco-based artist , Kamau Patton. The multimedia presentation, which includes works on paper, painting, sculpture, video and photography, is the result of Patton's extensive research into the socio/religious. Appearing on first glance to have the loosely narrative dynamic of a history museum, the work emits an aura of nostalgia, while remaining... [more]
Kamau Patton at Machine Project   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
Kamau Patton at Machine Project September 22nd, 2007 - November 3rd, 2007
Posted 10/13/07
Underlying Kamau Patton’s show at Machine Project is a research project that began perhaps even before Patton identified himself as an artist.  Patton’s early studies in sociology at the University of Pennsylvania led him to obtain an internship in communications research at the White House.  In an office filled with other interns and employees, Patton and his team had the task of finding points of remark that President Clinton could bring up during a speech, if say, he were going to Louisiana... [more]