Zenon’s 30th Season and SuperGroup’s Summer Tease
Lightsey Darst on Greg Waletski’s swan song with Zenon, SuperGroup’s work for Momentum 2013, and her own exit from the Twin Cities scene.
May Day, May Day!
For the May edition of the You Are Hear podcast, Sam Landman contributes a story that falls somewhere between Philip K. Dick, David Ives, and Joe Frank.
Art News from Elsewhere
In curating the 2013 Venice Biennale, Massimiliano Gioni isn’t creating an “anti-Biennale,” as Francesco Bonami put it. With The Encyclopedic Palace, he’s aiming for “a temporary museum more than simply a show that captures the supposed zeitgeist.”
Art News from Elsewhere
For Friday’s National Bike to Work Day, may we suggest some artful garb? At the heart of Aeolian Rides, a nine-year project by artist Jessica Findlay, are inflatable outfits that billow in the wind, creating pedal-powered sculpture.
Getting Mobile in the Garden
This summer marks a major milestone for the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden: 25 years as one of the country’s premiere public sculpture parks. The New Media Initiatives department’s contribution to the celebration comes in the form of a brand new website for the garden, a fully responsive “web app” that has been an exciting challenge to […] This summer marks a major milestone for the Minneapolis Sculpture…
Truthful Ambiguities: Sibyl Kempson and ERS at the Walker
The Green Room
To spark discussion, the Walker invites local artists and critics to write about our performances. This ongoing series shares a diverse array of independent voices and opinions; it doesn’t reflect the views or opinions of the Walker or its curators. Today, playwright Rachel Jendrzejewski shares her thoughts in anticipation of Fondly, Collette Richland by Sibyl Kempson, […] To spark discussion, the Walker…
Walker Art Center
Check out this video from Project M Founder John Bielenberg, who will be at the Walker on May 31 – June 2 leading a Project Blitz. John Bielenberg, Project M Founder has won more than 250 design awards in his career, and became an AIGA Fellow in 2008. The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art has acquired six of his design projects, and staged a solo exhibition of his work in 2000. In 2009, John was…
The Future of “Sustainable Fashion”
Sustainability and fashion aren’t two words usually paired in the same sentence. The fashion industry is based on systemic obsolescence. And as the recent tragedy at a Bangladesh clothing-manufacturing facility cruelly demonstrated, fashion’s trickle-down effect—new season = new colors, styles, fits, fabrics, etc.—among mainstream retailers is to produce more for less, often at the cost […] Sustainability…