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Andrew Kuo. I’m Dying Over Here.

April 18, 2009

Andrew’s new show at Taxter & Spengemann. From the artist’s email “press release”:

I worked really hard on it!

Answers to frequently asked questions about art shows:
1. Yes, there is a painting of Rodney Dangerfield’s last breath.
2. No, I did not hire an assistant to instant messenger for me as I worked.
3. Yes, the new Death Cab for Cutie EP is good.
4. No, salads are generally not delicious.
5. Yes, illegally downloading minimal techno is still illegally downloading.
6. No, I did not create www.thisiswhyyourefat.com. (But I wish I did.)
7. Yes, the minimum of 71 total viewing hours of “No Reservations” required to make an art show was reached.

Andrew Kuo I’m Dyin’ Over Here!
April 4th – May 9th

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A little late for Valentines

March 22, 2009

David’s Vday greeting.


Untitled from awomanvanishes on Vimeo.

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Ditch Projects

March 8, 2009

Jesse and Erica’s new gallery, Ditch Projects (pun intended), had an opening this weekend. We were there in spirit.

Ditch projects is an artist-run studio, installation and performance space located in downtown Springfield, Oregon. The mission of Ditch Projects is to supply a progressive and permissive venue for the visual and performing arts while maintaining an open, experimental and festive atmosphere. Exhibits change monthly with openings each first weekend. Special events are scheduled individually and occur frequently.

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Silver Summit

January 19, 2009

Sondra and Ahram’s band Silver Summit played at Doug Fir last night. They sounded great and the venue was incredible. The first time I’d ever seen an organized drink line. Courtesy is not dead!

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Smells

December 30, 2008

A new fragrance by Anicka Yi and Maggie Peng. We missed the party, but were able to smell the perfume. The name comes from the Japanese exile Fusako Shigenobu, former founder and leader of the Japanese Red Army, who was arrested in Osaka after hiding out in Lebanon for years.

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Great Moments in HUGS

December 17, 2008

HUGS is Andrew and Josh’s weekly dance party/drink night at LIT on 2nd Avenue. I haven’t gone in years, but they’re still going strong and they have the best flyers ever. Thought I’d share a few of their recent hits.

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Photo Op | Casting

October 1, 2008

A new addition to the Historical Fiction Press catalogue. Eriko Miyagawa’s casting photos from the Kite Runner, a film she worked on over a year ago. The photos feature faces of ethnic minorities from the Western Chinese province of Xinjiang. When we saw the photos, we were amazed by the diversity of ethnicities, ages and expressions.

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Rob Wynne in Philadelphia

September 30, 2008

Rob has another show opening this weekend at Locks Gallery in Philadelphia.

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Deka Ray

September 11, 2008

Eugenie Huang creates beautiful, architecturally-inspired jewelry.

Designing without literal representation of iconic ornamental forms, Ms. Huang creates objects that are familiar but not precisely realistic. Her work is otherworldly and technological in thought-process, yet imbued with the ambiance of natural environment as a tactile, material influence. Inspired by Edwin Abbot’s notion of humankind being the privileged inhabitants of “Spaceland”, Ms. Huang imagines she is reeling in glimpses of extra dimensions in her 3D manifestations.

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116 Suns (in honor of CERN)

September 9, 2008


Mariah Robertson, 116 Suns. 2007. C-Print, 30″ x 40″. Edition of 5, 2APs

But apparently, it’s not a problem.

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