…is an old friend who has penetrated the core of mainstream pop culture tonight with the piano he made for Lady Gaga to play with Elton John at th..
…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 ..
…has what appears to be a crowded open market in the Central Plaza – which we are passing through on our way to Via Cafe for lunch today – but it soon becomes apparent that all the shoppers are just extras, and all of the “market” displays of apples, plants, and crafts are fake – ..
…are my daily uniform (because they are super comfortable plus they can be customized for the day depending on how they are wrapped and tied around the waist, or rolled up at the bottom) since buying a few pairs in New York in September – but soon I will have the sewing skills to make ..
…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 ..
…is on the cover of this months German magazine Architektur & Wohnen which I am surprised to receive in the mail today, since I didn’t know anything about it – and this coming after almost six years since I first started work on the design in March 2004. (project page /..
…is a delicious Prince Albert in The Young Victoria – and he’s wearing a different great outfit in ev..
…had an opening reception this afternoon for it’s latest project/exhibition, “This is a Performance,” installed in it’s cozy home-base – the La Vista Court Hollywood home of artist Eve Fowler – attended by lots of artist friends, and their dogs and babies. (AC..
…out my window look like the Alps, or the Rockies, or something, all covered with white stuff this morning after 10 days of precipitation, and snow at low elevations l..
…that I am hanging out with, really cute little nieces and nephews ages 2 to 4 years of age, are running around the industrial warehouse areas of Ikea during an excursion to hang out in the store cafe on a cold Minnea..
…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 ..
…is ridiculously huge, accommodating 853 passengers in an all economy layout, dwarfing the cars driving around under it, looming out of my window headed south and west as I’m headed north..
…is what we have here in Los Angeles, with daily storms delivering a years worth of rain in one week, occasional sunny rainbow-making breaks in the sky, and for those with leaks – the urgent need fo..
…is on my mind, can’t get enough of her, just the sight of her warms my heart, caught the appearance on Iron Chef the other night, but missed her on Sesa..
…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 ..
…(is there anything better that comes out of the dirt?) are baking in the oven at the suggestion on the farmer’s market lady that I bought them from this morning, which involved slicing them really thin, covering with a bit of olive oil and salt, spreading them out on a sheet, popping them in the ..
…has a new album out that can be purchased online, which is exciting since I’ve been waiting to see what he would be up to since he was briefly my student at CalArts a few years ago, and then today I get an email from him about the new music – super. (Ken’..
…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 ..
…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..
…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, ..