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Curation as Art as Medium, Again

by Steve Ruiz
For being an exhibition themed around motivation and perseverance, I left feeling down from “Hang In There,” a show currently on view at Bridgeport’s Co-Prosperity Sphere and curated by photographer and conceptual artist Jason Lazarus. While I trust that Lazarus’ own motivations were in the right place, the show itself hung as an explosion of labor and positivity toward no discernible end. Here were forty-five artists exhibiting works of all sorts, each expressing or reflecting their own... [more]
Posted by Steve Ruiz on 6/27/11
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Select Media Festival's "INFOPORN II"

by Joel Kuennen
      In a dark and smoky basement, a traveling-musician-clown character who has been looping Mongolian throat singing suddenly shouts from the stage “Thanks to Edmar for putting this on!” A phone rings and a 30-something man with longish brown hair and a Western-style shirt flashes across the front of the stage, the light of a phone pressed to his ear illuminating the side of his face, “And there he goes, always business.” Meet Ed Marszewski; Bridgeport arts and community kingpin, known to... [more]
Posted by Joel Kuennen on 12/13/10