The following is an excerpt from Close to the Knives: A Memoir of Disintegration by David Wojnarowicz. It's what I've been reading. Slowly. Savoring as Nayland Blake would call it. The text is my 'Inspiration' of the week and included are a couple of related photographs I shot and posted on my own blog:… Continue reading Inspirations: A Memoir of Disintegration
I probed Sam Falls about his recent MFA Thesis Show at our LIC Studios. The following is a Q & A we conducted via e-mail after Critique Class and a few images from Sam's website. AB: Your photography show speaks so radically of expressive painting techniques and a longing for romanticism. When did you start… Continue reading Interview with Sam Falls by Arielle Bier
It's been 80˚F, sunny with clear skies. Over the weekend I was upstate, laying out on a lawn reading Visions of Excess by Georges Bataille. I forgot sunblock and my skin burned pink like the book cover. Ironic that I was reading a short essay titled The Solar Anus. This is the opening paragraph: "It… Continue reading Visions of Excess
The following is an interview with fellow classmate Michelle Leedy about her work and experiences as a Graduate Student in NYC. More information about Michelle's work can be found here: michelleleedy.com michelleleedy.tumblr.com wannasnuggle.com AB: I was wondering if you could tell me a bit about some current projects you are working on? ML: Last week… Continue reading Interview with Michelle Leedy
Back again and rejuvenated for the start of Semester II at ICP. The A List will continue on a weekly basis. Please send in info about shows or requests to join the e-mail listing to firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you for your contributions! ICP Highlights: Students- Pierre Le Hors in a group show this Saturday at the… Continue reading The A List. Art Listing 01.21.10
After holiday lull in Gallery Land, we're back in the New Year! The A List. Art Listing 01.07.10 is up! School's out for another couple of weeks, but I couldn't help myself, there are too many interesting shows opening up. Next week I'll be occupied in New Orleans, so I can't guarantee much but I'll… Continue reading The A List. Art Listing 01.07.10
The A List. Art Listing 12.17.09 is up. Check it out!! Let us know what's going on around town in photography and video. Shameless Editor's Pick : ICP-Bard MFA Open Studios in Long Island City. This coming Friday and Saturday!
The A List. Art Listing 12.10.09 is up! Check it out!
Art Listing 12.03.09 This is an art show/opening/event listing with top-picks by the students and faculty of the ICP-Bard MFA program. It is a weekly project and open, all-inclusive list, focusing on photography and video in and around NYC. You can also find the full listing posted at http://ariellebier.wordpress.com. Please send information about shows or… Continue reading The A List. 12.03.09