Author: Colette Copeland

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Jennie Ottinger at The Reading Room

San Francisco artist Jennie Ottinger’s exhibition Postal Mortem at the Reading Room in Dallas identifies the post office as a not-so-recent addition to the endangered […]

Jennie Ottinger at The Reading Room

Roundup: 27th Dallas VideoFest

Dallas VideoFest’s artistic director Bart Weiss continues to reinvent the annual event. For its 27th year, the festival spanned two complete weeks held in five […]

Roundup: 27th Dallas VideoFest

Public Psychotherapy in Oak Cliff

  Recently, on the arts blog for D Magazine, editor Peter Simek asked the question, “Is there too much performance art in DFW?” He goes […]

Public Psychotherapy in Oak Cliff

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