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…has released Issue #7 which includes this from the introduction: “The current system of precarious labor (contract work, creative work, temp jobs) sucks and we partially asked for it. Art is often used as a gentrifier and often generates more social inequality than resistance. And we think that resistance which, as a semiotic, is not ..

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…lead by Annie O’Malley are coming up soon (Saturdays in February on the 13th, 20th, and 27th, from noon to 4pm) prompting me to order my first sewing machine today (pictured below) at her suggestion, with the ultimate fantasy of acquiring the skills to alter ALL of my clothes – which I hope to provide ..

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…is the topic of talks here in Toronto – I’m in good company with other speakers including Tord Boontje and longtime collaborator Enrico Bressan of Artecnica, Sheila Kennedy of Kennedy & Violich, Dr. Dayna Baumeister, co-founder of the Biomimicry Guild, Tucker Viemeister, chief of the Lab at Rockwell Group, and Bruce Mau – some of ..

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…was in conversation with artist Simon Leung tonight after a screening of her 1971 (1980) film “Journey’s from Berlin” – hosted by the L.A. Film Forum at the Egyptian Theater in Hollywood – which I couldn’t miss, being such a big Yvonne Rainer fan – but it was the hilarious/dry/brilliant performance by Annette Michelson that ..

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…is still performing in her magical, fantastical project “Temples of the Mind” every Thursday-Sunday until January 31 in the Japanese Pavilion that she has taken over at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, which involves “…playing out of information and music cycles across a whole series of delay pedals and small amplifiers, creating a ..

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…is the innovative public liberal arts college in Olympia, Washington I’m doing a lecture today, where all of the classes are team taught between disciplines, there are no conventional grades or departments, and they have this amazing forest covered in moss – an exotic sight to these dry Southern Califo..

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…is a New York City based activist collective (A.L. Steiner, K8 Hardy, and A.K. Burns) that has produced a “WoManifesto” video which I have just watched and will post here for you to consider questions like…have you invited an artist to work or produce something without offering any form of compensation? or as an artist, ..

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