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links for 2009-08-12   08.12.09

ReBurbia: Top Twenty Finalists
"What would a McMansion become if it werent a single-family dwelling? How could a vacant big box store be retrofitted for agriculture? What sort of design solutions can you come up with to facilitate car-free mobility, burb-grown food, and local, renewable energy generation?"

Author: Christopher Lynn, Executive Director
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links for 2009-08-11   08.11.09

Fragile art takes a hit in an interactive world (chicagotribune.com)
"Why is this a surprise to anybody?" said Harriet F. Senie, an art history professor at City College in New York and the author of several books on public art. "The first thing people do with public art is they climb on it."

Author: Christopher Lynn, Executive Director
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links for 2009-08-10   08.10.09

Room service: Berlin hotel tells artists to pay for stay with artwork, not cash (The Guardian)
"A five-star hotel in Berlin has opened its doors to cash-strapped artists, asking them to pay for bed and board not with money but with a work of art. The offer from the Hotel Marienbad in Auguststrasse is open to painters, sculptors or conceptual artists willing to "subject the hotel to permanent change" with their efforts."

Author: Christopher Lynn, Executive Director
Category: Links

links for 2009-08-03   08.03.09

World Science Festival 2009: Bobby McFerrin Demonstrates the Power of the Pentatonic Scale (Vimeo)
"Bobby McFerrin demonstrates the power of the pentatonic scale, using audience participation, at the event "Notes & Neurons: In Search of the Common Chorus", from the 2009 World Science Festival, June 12, 2009." For more information visit: www.worldsciencefestival.com

Author: Christopher Lynn, Executive Director
Category: Links

links for 2009-07-29   07.29.09

assemblage line (artforum.com / scene & herd
ON A SUNNY SATURDAY MORNING IN JULY, the art-world version of A Chorus Line (I hope I get it!) snaked around the streets surrounding White Columns in the West Village. Hundreds of artists"each one singular sensation"showed up to an open call for the untitled art project now casting by Bravo.

Author: Christopher Lynn, Executive Director
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