Monthly Archives: June 2006

uncertain americans pt 4

dear daniel, hans, and gunnar (curators of the uncertain states of america show) things got a little intense in the dorms the other night, but we were able to produce a new video that we feel may be good for … Continue reading

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uncertain americans pt 3

An interesting aspect of the Uncertain States of America show is that it represents a European perspective of American art during a time when America’s reputation is at a low point. The European art world tends to look its American … Continue reading

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uncertain americans pt 2

So far the opening of the Uncertain States of America is going pretty darn well. The new Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College is totally amazing- the building is so new that the grass out front hasn’t started growing, … Continue reading

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uncertain americans

Tomorrow I fly to New York for the U.S. opening of the Uncertain States of America show; a big art show of ’emerging American artists’ put together by important European art curators Daniel Birnbaum, Gunnar B. Kvaran, and Hans Ulrich … Continue reading

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jimmy carter was right

After reading Jimmy Carter’s speeches and policies while he was President in the late 70’s, you might think he was some sort of fortune teller with an amazing ability to see into the future. Carter was a man who put … Continue reading

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al gore, please be my president

Okay, I have to preface this: I voted for Ralph Nader in the 2000 Presidential Election. I even donated a small amount of time and money to his campaign. Now I’ll stand by my vote in the sense that I … Continue reading

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hard core efficiency (or lack there of)

I always strive for efficiency, especially when it comes to mundane things that I have to wait for. For example, every morning I put the water on for my coffee as I am walking back to my bedroom after taking … Continue reading

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s.w.g. continued/day two

There are some actions that can often be interpreted as an open invitation for communication. For instance, you can stand on a street corner for hours and nobody will talk to you, but if you stand there reading a map … Continue reading

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