Author: Colette Copeland


House Party at Brand 10

Imagine if ABC’s cheesy After School Specials featured Sesame Street characters whacked out on crack with a dose of Ryan Trecartin’s depravity. That’s House Party, […]

Blake, the Peeping Tom

Women in Film, Dallas

Last week I attended the WIF.D (Women in Film Dallas) special 2014 WIFTI program (Women in Film & Television International Showcase). Whew. This org likes […]

I'm Watching Over You

Dallas Video Festival Report

This was my third year attending the Dallas Video Festival and it was by far the best year in terms of venue and programming. Held […]

Dallas Video Festival Report

Thumb Wrestling at the DMA!

Nervous tension and excitement buzzed in the air as I entered the arena for the TITEWF World Thumb Wrestling Championship. Promoting the event were world […]

Thumb Wrestling at the DMA!

Anne Ferrer: Blow Up at Red Arrow

Anne Ferrer is quoted as saying, “J’aime la vie. I love life. I am a happy person and if I can share that, my life […]

Anne Ferrer: Blow Up at Red Arrow

Dreaming About Cindy

A few nights before I saw the Cindy Sherman retrospective at the Dallas Museum of Art, I dreamed about Cindy. Picture a big warehouse building […]

Untitled #89, 1981
Cindy Sherman
Chromogenic color print
24 x 48 in. (61 x 121.9 cm)
Dallas Museum of Art, General Acquisitions Fund
© 2012 Cindy Sherman

Yinka Shonibare MBE at the Fort Worth Modern

Currently on exhibit at the Fort Worth Modern is a focus exhibition on the work of Nigerian/British artist Yinka Shonibare. Shonibare’s work is usually categorized […]

Yinka Shonibare MBE at the Fort Worth Modern

2012 Dallas Video Festival

The end of September hailed the 25th anniversary of the Dallas Video Festival. Changing the venue to the Dallas Museum of Art proved to be […]

2012 Dallas Video Festival

Contemporary Art in Mozambique

I had the pleasure to travel to Mozambique this summer to visit some friends, who had recently relocated there. We stayed outside the capital city […]

Mario Macilau, "A falha humana (human failure)," documentary photography

Jill Magid Speaks at Richland College

  I first met Jill Magid in the Fall of 2006 when we team taught an interdisciplinary studio course for visual studies majors at the […]

video surveillance still from (Evidence Locker, 2004)

CAA Part I: Conference Highlights

My grumble with College Art Association conferences is that historically the programming primarily targets art historians. Last year’s New York conference was a notable exception […]

Mary Kelly, "Post-Partum Document 1973-79 Documentation I Analyzed fecal stains and feeding"