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Ghost of the Walls, by Tim Portlock

Ghost of the Walls is a critical homage to the murals that were created during the Black Arts Movement that have been destroyed, painted over, or otherwise no longer exist. Initially projected on the exterior of a three-story building in

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Exhibition Review
Return to Babylon

The Crystal World By Cyprien Gaillard MoMA PS1 January 20 – March 18, 2013 My knowledge of ancient Babylon is limited to middle-school textbook illustrations of the Hanging Gardens and the Ishtar Gate, and tales of ruthless leaders battling lions with

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Remembering Beatriz da Costa

Remembering Beatriz da Costa by Donna Haraway Beatriz da Costa, our colleague from University of California at Irvine in art/engineering/politics/critical theory, who was also a History of Consciousness graduate student, died on December 27, 2012, in New York City from

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John Wood (1922–2012): A Remembrance

John Wood was a tall, trim, quiet, almost shy, man, who introduced both the practice and the love of art to students at Alfred University for more than thirty years before retiring in 1989, and elsewhere for twenty years after.

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Doug Aitken awarded the 2012 Nam June Paik Art Center Prize

The Nam June Paik Art Center (South Korea) has awarded its 2012 prize to Los Angeles artist Doug Aitken for his video work. Aitken will have a solo exhibition at the Paik Center in 2013 and will receive a $50,000

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“From Beyond the Former West” by Victoria Hindley

FROM BEYOND THE FORMER WEST 3rd Former West Research Congress Academy of Fine Arts and Secession Vienna, Austria April 19–20, 2012 Initiated and organized by Maria Hlavajova, FORMER WEST is a long-term (2008–14) international research, education, publishing, conference, and exhibition

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Richard Zakia, 1925–2012

It is with great sadness that we say goodbye to esteemed colleague, prolific author, and Professor Emeritus of Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) Dr. Richard Zakia, who passed away at the age of eighty-seven on Monday, March 12, 2012.

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News From the Field | Art in the Age of Digital Reproduction: Hirst, Emin from $12.00

With the recent launch of s[edition], the high-end art market is now accessible to the masses, but not without challenging the very notion of art collecting. The initiative is the brainchild of Haunch of Venison co-founder Harry Blain and former

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Current Issue, Vol. 45, no. 4

Shrukk (Knot) by Mudabbir Ahmad Tak

Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Decisive Moment / Elliott Erwitt: Pittsburgh 1950 by Marjorie Backman

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Citizen by Michael Danner

Shame by Elissa Levy


Image Text Ithaca Symposium

Film as Verb: Documentary Imperfection in the Post-Factual Era by Gabrielle McNally

Speculations and Inquiries on New Participatory Documentary Environments

Toward a Theory of Participatory New Media Documentary

Documentary Untethered, Documentary Becoming

Collaborative Documentary Practice: Histories, Theories, Practices


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