…performed what is referred to as a ‘swarming’ by proprietress J Morgan Puett, in form of an elaborate midday meal…experienced by way of photos, though wishing I could..
…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 ..
…this afternoon coming right from the airport to the museum for a few days of communal rug crocheting to get it up to size for the Monday night opening, meanwhile out in the courtyard, the Domestic Integrity garden that we planted last June has been sprawling out, with an errant squash tendril occasionally grabbing a ..
…this steamy hot morning with Annie Novak (of Growing Chefs and Eagle Street Rooftop Farm) and the youthful energetic Williamsburg gardening squad from Roberta’s Garden – is comprised of a 10′ diameter circular mounded planting bed of medicinals, herbals, edibles, and plants for pollinators along with locally scavenged branches and boulders from McEnroe Organic Farm ..
…was a pretty cool thing to see as we made our way down the tarmac and spied the space shuttle casually hanging out on the back of a tricked out NASA 747 transporter – which had delivered it from DC a few days ago – and where it continues to rest as it awaits travel ..
…is the descending rhythmic order of the crosstown two-way streets striating Manhattan you experience in a special way while flying south along the island, looking down the tight rows of streets like crops from a speeding car, occasionally punctuated by those wider streets of that amazing grid – coming to us from the Commissioners’ plan ..
…today brought a busy day running around the city, an evening flight, and a sunset on the way to Minnesota where I’ll be for a few days visiting family and having meetings and hoping f..
…after a hot sunny summer-like 80 degree day spent in shorts gardening is my prelude to a late night red-eye to NYC, and all of the early March weather it implies, making the day more special, and harder to l..
…are some of the old friends whose work I am especially jazzed to see at the show this year – just opening tonight – like Dawn Kasper‘s studio relocated to a gallery where she will work, nap, hang-out, receive the public, and generally occupy (who performed two of her “Evil Series” murder enactments at Sundown ..
…is an adrenaline producing high, nothing like it to get you really jazzed for some time on the streets and avenues, especially coming from LA but having lived in NYC in my 20’s, when I never felt more at home anywhere (like a comfortable old shoe), and probably never will again, in a way you ..
…was established in 2009 in front of the Hudson Guild community center at Elliott-Chelsea Houses near the corner of West 26th Street and Tenth Avenue with thirty edible plant species that the native Lenape people of the island of Manhattan would have been eating from as recently as 400 years ago – and being in the ..
…at the Jane Hotel’s luxe comfy ballroom, where I found a spot on an old homey velvet upholstered couch, was an all afternoon performative reading of the entire text of of Frederic Tuten’s 1971 novel The Adventures of Mao on the Long March by over 70 people including Linsey Abrams, Michael Almereyda, Kurt Andersen, Laurie Anderson, Véronique Béghain, Ross Bleckner, Thomas Bolt’s, Cecily Brown, Lori ..
…extending north through New York’s east 20’s just opened in June and today was my first chance to take a stroll and check it out – continuing the brilliant experience of rising above the city streets, up in to another dimension where your idea of the city is permanently altered…
…the sprawling exhibition housed in the Historic Essex Street Market of over 100 socially engaged artists, projects, and collectives organized by Creative Time – including The Sundown Salon Unfolding Archive – just happens to open on my one night in town, a good chance to see the show and old friends… The Living as Form ..
…is in now in theatrical release, coinciding with my my short U.S. visit, which was welcome news since it is the film that I have been waiting for months to see – so off to the local Portland theater (the ‘Living Room,’ where the audience tucks into a full-on dinner while watching the movie, which ..
…is the book just out from Italy’s Mousse Publishing, which documents the one year of exhibitions, installations, projects, and events at the temporary non-profit art space spearheaded by Elizabeth Dee with curator Cecilia Alemani that was housed in the former Dia building in New York City for which I produced the Fall 2009 project ‘Dome ..
…is announced by Eric Sanderson of the Wildlife Conservation Society – whose Manahatta Project inspired some of my recent work including “Animal Estates 1.0: New York” at the 2008 Whitney Biennial and the “Lenape Edible Estate Manhattan” planted last year – and here is some info on the new project: Ever wondered what New York ..
…the great radical ecologically minded architect and artist of SITE has been a hero of mine since I first picked up his books as an architecture obsessed youth at my local public library, and this evening I was actually able to meet and hang out with him as we both participated in the conversation at ..
…is usually how I go from LA to NYC, as I am today, often just for a night and making the most of my first day with back to back meetings from early morning landing until night and then..
…is the new blog recently started by My Barbarian’s Alexandro Segade that features interviews with various performance artists, so far including Zackary Drucker, and Sonya Robbins of robbinschilds (who performed at Sundown Salon #19 in 2005). ..