In 2007, for his invited exhibition at the art fair, Documenta 12 in Kassel, Germany, Chinese artist, Ai Weiwei did a strange thing. He put out a call on his blog (which was shut down in 2009 by Chinese authorities) asking for 1001 Chinese people to accompany him to the art fair in Kassel. When I was invited… Read More fairytale
People from all over the world used to come to New York, and they all wanted to be part of it all. People were intoxicated and inspired by the amazing energy in the streets of New York, the palpable sense of freedom. People came to New York and we wanted to be like New York.… Read More new york values
Watch the development of the case against Julian Assange very carefully. It’s pretty bizzare: sexual assault? espionage? Some are coming to his defense. As my friend Barbara says, one likely result of this drama will be greater restrictions on the way we are able to access, use and create various media archives. CBS News predicts… Read More dangerous archives?
Tel Aviv July, 2009 Neve Tzedek and Florentine are unlike many other parts of the city, in that the walls of these neighborhoods are covered in all kinds of “writing.” Ranging from graffiti to street art, posters and flyers, this writing screams and whispers for the attention of passers-by. Reading walls while walking both requires… Read More Read the writing on the walls
4-18-2008: Everything must go! Greenpoint, Brooklyn, New York