Sat, 26 January 2008
The Central European Bureau, “EuroShark? Mark Staff Brandl and his new partner Lamis El Farra interview Alex Meszmer of the art team Meszmer/Müller. Meszmer discusses the exhibition they curated at Projektraum Exex titled “Deconstructing Eden – Fragments of a Perfect Life,? their transitory museum-in-progress called Zeitgarten, the Swiss professional artists’ organization Visarte, and the new group of highly active “alternative? art spaces in Switzerland united under the rubric “Off-Off.?
Terri and Joanna give their book review of Eeee Eee Eeeee by Tao Lin . The "shitty drawing of novels."
Sat, 19 January 2008
100 minutes of raw power! Brian and Marc talk to Tim
Fleming, Director of Art LA. If that weren’t enough for a whole show, we go
that extra mile and knock your socks off!!! Lori Waxman and Duncan check out
the current batch of shows around the
Sat, 12 January 2008
FIRST: Duncan and Jeff Ward talk to photographer Laura Letinsky about her work and recent exhibition at Monique Meloche.
Laura Letinsky has exhibited
her color photographs in numerous venues, including the
NEXT: Kathryn Born talks to sculptor Sabrina Raaf.
Sabrina Raaf is a
Chicago-based artist working in experimental sculptural media and photography.
Her work has been presented in solo and group exhibitions at Mejan Labs
(Stockholm), Stefan Stux Gallery (NYC), Ars Electronica (Linz), Opel Villas
Foundation Art Center (Rüsselsheim), Museum Tinguely (Basel), Espace Landowski
(Paris), Artbots 2005 (Dublin), San Jose Museum of Art, Kunsthaus Graz, ISEA
(Helsinki), Klein Art Works (Chicago), The Lab (San Francisco) and Painted
Bride Center (Philadelphia). She is the recipient of a Creative Capital Grant
in Emerging Fields (2002) and an Illinois Arts Council Fellowship (2005 &
2001). Reviews of her work have appeared in Art in
The music in this week’s show is in honor of Duncan and the shady company he has been keeping.
Sat, 5 January 2008
Duncan and Terri talk to Anne Elizabeth Moore about her book Unmarketable: Brandalism, Copyfighting, Mocketing, and the Erosion of Integrity and related topics.
For years the do-it-yourself (DIY)/punk
underground has worked against the logic of mass production and creative
uniformity, disseminating radical ideas and directly making and trading goods
and services. But what happens when the underground becomes just another
market? What happens when the very tools that the artists and activists have
used to build word of mouth are coopted by corporate
Unmarketable examines the corrosive effects of corporate infiltration of the underground. Activist and author Anne Elizabeth Moore takes a critical look at the savvy advertising agencies, corporate marketing teams, and branding experts who use DIY techniques to reach a youth market—and at members of the underground who have helped forward corporate agendas through their own artistic, and occasionally activist, projects.
Covering everything from Adbusters to
Tylenol’s indie-star-studded Ouch! campaign, Unmarketable is a lively,
funny, and much-needed look at what’s happening to the underground and what it
means for activism, commerce, and integrity in a world dominated by
I will mail 5 bucks to the first person who can identify the name of the artist and title of the song used to close the show, it has bothered me for years that I don’t know who it is.
Direct download: Bad_at_Sports_Episode_123-Anne_Elizabeth_Moore.mp3
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