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awesome, touching and cute beyond words

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The Illusionist [a movie review]

Playing at the Pickford now: The Illusionist is an incredible story directed by Sylvain Chomet, the same man who brought us Triplets of Belleville in 2003.  I should say that I loved Triplets, and so I came into The Illusionist … Continue reading

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mooovies

Hi all, I am not sure if there are any other film lovers in this class, but hopefully this post will spark some interest.  My boo and I have a movie blog site, a site that both of us have … Continue reading

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rebecca horn

Rebecca Horn If you don’t know who she is then you’re missing out because she is awesome. Horn is a German artist who is probably most famously known for her body modification sculptures. Her work extends from sculpture to performance, … Continue reading

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911 Media

I first heard about 911 Media from Jen Graves last quarter, and then just today I heard about them again from Therese. 911 Seattle Media Arts Center seems pretty cool. John Feodorov was even a resident artist there back in … Continue reading

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Arthur Ganson

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Pipilotti Rist’s “Pepperminta”

Pipilotti Rist is one of the artists that I am considering to research for our artist presentation assignment.  She is a video artist from Switzerland who is really awesome.  Critics have called her both a feminist and a conceptualist.  Her … Continue reading

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a manifesto

AN ARTIST’S CONDUCT OF HIS LIFE An artist should not lie to himself or to others An artist should not steal ideas from the other artist An artist should not compromise for themselves or in regard to the art market … Continue reading

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jesper just

Jesper Just is a video artist. Here is an excerpt from an essay written about him in 2006 by Hannah Barry: The dozen or so short films that Jesper Just has made to date are outstanding for their refusal to … Continue reading

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philipp akkerman

I really like Akkerman’s artist statement…  

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