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Loop Barcelona 2015: Poetry, Politics, and Personal Stories

by Edo Dijksterhuis
The camera floats through a slap-dash architectural model, following a trickle of water originating from a fountain stuck through a passport picture, gargoyle-style, flowing past miniature cities consisting of slabs of transparent plastic, slipping into a next scene. Garishly colored deserts are bombarded with Jell-O and chocolate sprinkles. Fruit is hooked up to seriously scientific machines with electric cables. And TV-commercials from the eighties spin out of control. In the meantime the... [more]
Posted by Edo Dijksterhuis on 6/4/15
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How Two New Satellites Challenge San Francisco's Art Fair Scene

by Leora Lutz
Aside from artMRKT, two other art fairs happened in San Francisco this past weekend: StARTup Art Fair and Parking Lot Art Fair. Each attempted to unfold controversial aspects of what it means to gather en masse, and to expose the public to a variety of artists in one place for a concentrated amount of time. The venues missed and seized opportunities, respectively, and each presented their own set of risks surrounding the art fair model.  Parking Lot Art Fair installation view, held at the... [more]
Posted by Leora Lutz on 5/6/15