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Artists Anonymous

What emerges from the uncensored, anonymous collective conscious? It’s a whole lot of love, sex, violence, monsters, animals, and fantastical, childlike absurdity.
Artists Anonymous drawing night with Russell Etchen, 2014. The Contemporary Austin- Jones Center, Austin. Photographs by Brian Fitzsimmons.

Machine Vision

This upcoming Austin screening dives inside the mechanisms of the moving image with rarely-seen film/video works by Hollis Frampton, Paul Sharits, Tony Conrad, and Steina Vasulka.
Shutter Interface by Paul Sharits, 16mm dual projection, 1975.

CORE Fellows 2014

Cohesion isn't the main issue here; it's that not one of those voices is distinct enough to give the show form. I found myself checking and re-checking labels to try to understand who was who.
CORE Fellows 2014

My Strangest Night in the Art World

When Theo Wujcik, the great technical printmaker and beloved personality, laid his head on his hospital pillow, none of it mattered: not Rosenquist’s or Ruscha’s fame, or Theo’s lack thereof, the Dallas art scene, the fainting guy in the audience, or me.
My Strangest Night in the Art World

A Thin Slice of SXSW Film

Weaving home-turf relevance among the gargantuan guests and happenings, Texas filmmaking still has space and grounds to stomp in the SXSW universe.
A Thin Slice of SXSW Film