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Mark Benson

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Simone Bailey, Mark Benson, JJ Campanaro, Daniel Dallabrida, Melissa Dickenson, Elizabeth Dorbad, Christine Elfman, Liam Everett, Bean Gilsdorf, STEPHANIE HALMOS, Radka Pulliam, Jonathan Runcio at CCA Wattis Institute May 3rd, 2011 - May 7th, 2011
Posted 5/9/11
When Hammarby! opened on February 15th at the Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts it was supposed to be a sneak peek for what was to come from thirteen MFA students under the tutelage of artist-in-residence Kris Martin. The second floor gallery of the Wattis was to become not only a place to see works of art, but a classroom that was to be open to the public.  However, for a project initially touted for its transparency, what exactly happened between February and May is unclear to many.  Martin... [more]
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Simone Bailey, Mark Benson, JJ Campanaro, Daniel Dallabrida, Melissa Dickenson, Elizabeth Dorbad, Christine Elfman, Liam Everett, Bean Gilsdorf, Stephanis Halmos, Kris Martin., Radka Pulliam, Jonathan Runcio at CCA Wattis Institute February 15th, 2011 - April 9th, 2011
Posted 3/7/11
Recently, I had the privilege of ambling with Belgian artist Kris Martin through the second floor gallery at the CCA Wattis just before the installation of Hammarby! began, which had its “soft opening” (suggesting the current installation is not the final product) on February 15th. Existentially Hammarby! is a class as exhibition project, everyone expected to (in varying degrees of boldness) try their hand at learning in public, encouraged, as the press materials relate, to work on time-based projec... [more]