Sunday, November 17, 2013 11am – 3pm _ Conversation and Knitting: Lisa Anne Auerbach Los Angeles–based artist Lisa Anne Auerbach will be spending time on the rug in the exhibition Fritz Haeg: At Home in the City, knitting and talking about Hønsestrik, a radical, anti-authoritarian style of knitting that originated in Denmark the 1970s. Known ..
…from my usual recipe was baked in a special Mildred’s Lane pan for yesterday’s Fourth of Ju..
…was a sunny hot steamy event punctuated by the wailing ambulance and firetruck sirens of surrounding towns but relieved by the green mossy Mildred’s woodland pont..
…Detroit letterpress folks Leander and Leon Johnson set up their bookbinding workshop table on the Mildred’s Lane deck thi..
…last night has me moving in for a few days stay in the cozy horse shed of this dreamy rural Pennsylvania homestead/schoolhouse/residency/cultural center presided over by artists J Morgan Puett and Mark Dion – where I’ll be gathering up a little knitting circle, talking to the fellows, reconnecting with old friends and just enjoying the ..
…and finally we get to see the project fully installed, presented to the public, rug in action, with a few days of crocheting getting it up to about 16′ in diameter, not the 18 or 20 I had hoped – but there is still time for it to grow throughout the show – while it ..
…is a lovely open-door semi-weekly summer tradition here, starting with an elaborate ‘hooshed‘ meal al fresco somewhere on the grounds followed by a fire and then gathering to hear visiting artists talk in the barn – an ideal place to talk about Domestic Integrities tonight – where a highly evolved and conscientious domestic behavior is ..
….got it’s auspicious start yesterday here at Mildred’s Lane – where I have returned for the weekend after an inspiring visit two years ago – to kick of the American edition of Domestic Integrities, which will expand as it travels the continent, exhibited from place to place (first up MoMA in September, The Hammer Museum ..
…for a few days began this afternoon pulling into the bucolic scene in rural Pennsylvania, just over the Delaware River and the New York state border, where J. Morgan Puett, along with Mark Dion, have managed create an idealist alternative communal living environment/school/artist residency/think-tank/community center. (website) MILDRED’S LANE is a rustic, 96-acre site deep in ..
…the 2011 show by Creative Time surveying socially engaged art since 1991, arrived this morning in lovely book form from MIT Press – including a couple of pages on Sundown Salon with cute pics from the kiddie salon, and some other favorites and friends, like Mildred’s Lane, Celine Condorelli, Mark Dion, HaHa, Suzanne Lacy, Rick ..
…(who runs an amazing place called Mildred’s Lane where I spent a dreamy few days in the summer of 2010) joined us this afternoon in our cozy tent HQ pitched in the center of campus to talk about her work, collaboration, comportment, algorithms, hooshing, and generosity…
…one of my favorite places, just arrived from J Morgan Puett, excerpted below: This fall, we are introducing The Mildred Complex(ity), the public face of Mildred’s Lane…located on Main Street in the village of Narrowsburg, NY, across the Delaware River from Mildred’s Lane. We occupy the top floor of the Narrowsburg Mews building at the ..
…opened this afternoon – highlights included running and dancing a round in a circle on the “Dancing Platform” with a bunch of kids I didn’t know (and the occasional adventurous adult), a sophisticated picnic with tamales, linens and teacups by the Mildred’s Lane folks who came by caravan from rural Pennsylvania to be there, and ..
…seems to be an elaborate and highly staged event every night – lead by the “gastronomic choreographers” Monique and Athena – tonight taking the form of a gorgeous picnic, and last night night supplemented by a crown of wisteria and grape vines for each diner before an evening of sound installations and performances throughout the ..
…by Mark Dion, and originally commissioned by the Public Art Fund for New York City’s Madison Square Park, is now permanently installed at Mildred’s Lane as a guest cabin which is where I slept last night – with occasional thoughts of the local wildlife out my door, especially the bears I had heard stories of ..
…is the blissful rural Pennsylvania domestic experiment – the vision of J Morgan Puett and Mark Dion – where we have arrived this evening to a gracious community meal at a long table beneath the facade of the majestic/rustic main house overlooking the meadow leading down to the Delaware River Valley – more thoughts as ..