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CELEBRATION ROOM #5

July 15, 2010
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our CELEBRATION ROOM #5 was installed in a park in the middle of athens’ exarchia district, home to students, artists, and radicals. the whole neighborhood went up in smoke during the december 2008 riots, prompting a massive national and international response to the police shooting of a 15-year-old kid. two years ago the community...
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mirror images

July 6, 2010
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john mccracken’s lovely mirrored obelisks at the hamburger bahnhof in berlin got my brain going about my place in time and space and the future… …as did these mirrors in athens! multiple moments! multiple dimensions! multiple mes!
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i wish i wish i wish

June 27, 2010
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nico just reminded me about rivane neuenschwander‘s “a day like any other” show that just opened at the new museum. we saw her work at the wizard of oz show at the wattis back in october 08 and it was one of the best pieces in the show! a wall of ribbons with other...
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daisy daisy!

June 16, 2010
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its a boiling 90+ degrees in athens and after a strike shut down the metro lines, i decided to spend the afternoon at the contemporary art museum instead of exploring in the heat. it was a rather shabby building housing quite unthrilling and unimpressive art, except for an online exhibition including THIS INCREDIBLE PIECE...
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CELEBRATION ROOM #1

June 5, 2010
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the latest idea i have and want to share with you all are my CELEBRATION ROOMS! both public and private spaces will be transformed into spaces in which everyone, friends and strangers, are invited to celebrate. celebrate what, you may ask? why, whatever you wish to celebrate! the day! success! a reunion! a birthday!...
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ON time, etc.

June 3, 2010
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wednesday, 2. june 2010 visited the haus der kunst on this rainy day in munich. great exhibit of the daled’s collection of conceptual art, or at least the (mostly paper) evidence of it. on kawara‘s postcards and date paintings are an intriguing and visually sound example of the exploration of time, personal experience, travel,...
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NYNYNYNYNY

June 1, 2010
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new york is always such a TRIP—-full of inspiration and new ideas and faces and equal doses of reality and unreal-ness. I’m so grateful to have had the chance to spend time in this great American city. Here’s what’s been up for the past week, it’s so hard to cram it in…: Staying with...
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geez, gijs!

May 30, 2010
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digging gijs frieling‘s paintings and interior murals!!! totally want the book, vernacular painting, with incredi-lettering by job wouters.
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BIG THINGS AHEAD: SARAH

May 25, 2010
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last summer nico and i stayed with sarah on our roadtrip through the south. nico hadn’t seen her in seven years, since they studied in florence together, but she opened her house and her heart to us, letting us in on her volunteer work and her amazing, creative life. we caught her a few...
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just for a moment

May 22, 2010
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some of my favorites from the esteemed szpilman award: ‘The Prestige Lounge’ by Roy Menahem Markovich ‘Space Drawing’ by Sai Hua Kuan ‘Dietzenbach Nord’ by Marc Nothelfer. “He produces and installs a soundtrack for an industrial area in Dietzenbach. For once month every night streets are filled with sound in this deserted area at...
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