Artist Christian Jankowski explains the various inspirations behind his video installation Silicon Valley Talks, for which he invited a group of Silicon Valley entrepreneurs and thinkers to present lectures on everyday topics of their choice using the language of the tech industry.
Silicon Valley Talks was commissioned for Project Los Altos: SFMOMA in Silicon Valley, on view November 9, 2013 – March 2, 2014.
ARTMargins has two separate outlets, with different content:
Published by the MIT Press, ARTMargins is a triquarterly print journal devoted to contemporary art in a global context. ARTMargins provides a forum for the discussion of postmodernism and post-colonialism, and their critiques; art and politics in transitional countries and regions; post-socialism and neo-liberalism; and the problem of global art and global art history and its methodologies. For more information go to: http://www.mitpressjournals.org/loi/artm.
ARTMargins Online (www.artmargins.org):
Founded in 1999, ARTMargins Online publishes articles, interviews, essays, and reviews devoted to contemporary art. Unlike ARTMargins (print), ARTMargins Online has traditionally had a regional focus, central and Eastern Europe.
About: ArtsConnectEd is an interactive Web site that provides access to works of art and educational resources from the Minneapolis Institute of Arts and Walker Art Center for K-12 educators, students, and scholars. Art Finder, ArtsConnectEd’s searchable environment, is where users can browse the museums’ digitalized items including Works of Art, Texts, Audio and Video, and Interactive Resources. Art Collector empowers users to save, customize, present, and share items in Art Collector Sets.
This video is from The Ecology of an Art Scene, a Toronto symposium that brought together experts from Paris and Toronto to discuss what makes art communities tick on November 8 and 9, 2013. The talk above is called “Movement: Facilitating Artists.” There are four other conversations in the series and they are all available on the Canadian Art website and Youtube.
Wool Ephemera is a tumblr the Guggenheim started to coincide with their Christopher Wool retrospective, it will “feature examples of the artist’s designs for exhibition posters, catalogues, artist’s books, and journal covers produced from the 1980s through 2013.” Recommended for anyone who loves show posters and other artist ephemera.