Praxis

Andréa Stanislav

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Andréa Stanislav (b. 1968, Chicago) is an American artist based in New York City and Minneapolis. Her hybrid practice of sculpture, video installation, and public art explores the architecture of empire while being anchored in a collision of beauty and horror — dualities that intimate sublimity. Ms. Stanislav received an MFA from Alfred University, New York; and a BFA from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Her work has been exhibited internationally at museums, contemporary art centers, galleries, biennials, site-specific public locations and art fairs. Selected solo exhibitions…read more

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Tom Leeser

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Tom Leeser is a media artist, educator, curator, and writer. He is Program Director of the Art and Technology Program and Director of the Center for Integrated Media at the California Institute of the Arts (CalArts).  Tom received his BFA and MFA from the San Francisco Art Institute (SFAI). His film, video, online work, interactive installations, and public performances have been exhibited at Eyebeam, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Machine Project, the Mount Wilson Observatory, MassMoca, The Santa Monica Museum of Art, The Fowler Museum, Redcat Theater,…read more

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Gabie Strong

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Gabie Strong is a California artist and musician exploring spatial constructions of degeneration, drone and decay as a means to improvise new arrangements of self-reflexive meaning. Strong uses sound performance, radio broadcasting, environmental installation and video as a mediums for experimentation. Current themes in her work address the use of ritual incantation for revealing feminine knowledge. In 2016 Strong launched the Crystalline Morphologies music label to release work referencing the mineralogical process of crystal growth – the process by which organic materials take shape under the influence of environment and time. As…read more

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Carl Ostendarp

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Carl Ostendarp pursues a painting practice which has had a significant impact on the continuing development of pictorial abstraction. He has engaged in 34 solo national and international museum and gallery exhibitions as well as more than 170 group exhibitions. Recent exhibitions include: Carl Ostendarp at Elizabeth Dee Gallery, New York City; Everything Falls Faster than an Anvil at Pace Gallery, London; and Pop Abstractions at Garth Greenan Gallery and Fredericks & Freiser, New York City. His work is represented by the Elizabeth Dee Gallery, New York City; Galerie Schmidt Maczollek, Cologne, Germany; and Carroll…read more

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Brian Getnick

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Brian Getnick is an artist, curator and writer about contemporary performance in Los Angeles. He is the director of PAM residencies, a showcase and residency program for performers making long form work (30+minutes). He is the founder and co-director with Tanya Rubbak of Native Strategies, a journal documenting performance art in LA since 2011. The books mentioned in the interview  are “Further on, Nothing. Tadeusz Kantor’s Theatre” by Michal Kobialka and “The Children’s Book” by A.S. Byatt Original Post: http://museumofnonvisibleart.com/interviews/brian-getnick/

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Hana van der Kolk

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Hana van der Kolk makes body-centric performances, events, videos, drawings, and writing that investigate community/collaboration and how thought shapes somatic life, how the body shapes thinking, and how being thoughtfully engaged bodies might destabilize our notions of gender, race, sex, work, nature, and politics. Based in Los Angeles from 2005-10 Hana is currently based in Troy, NY. Hana is a contributing facilitator of communityLAB, an initiative that empowers individuals to step into roles as change agents, coalition build, and make positive change within their communities, and co-hosts the bi-monthly queer dance party/community fundraiser, Polly. Hana…read more

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Shana Nys Dambrot

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Shana Nys Dambrot is an art critic, curator, and author originally from NYC but based in Los Angeles since 1995. She studied Art History at Vassar College, during and after which she interned with Gagosian and Castelli Galleries, and worked at the Guggenheim Museum. But she always knew she wanted to write about art, and over the past decades has worked the gamut of digital and print platforms, covering visual, literary, cinematic, and performing arts across a rapidly changing media landscape. Dambrot is an independent writer who plays different roles…read more

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Ellen Jantzen

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I don’t consider myself a “photographer” but an image-maker, as I create work that bridges the world of photography, prints and collage. As digital cameras began producing excellent resolution, I found my perfect medium. It was a true confluence of technical advancements and creative desire that culminated in my current explorations in photo-inspired art using both a camera to capture imagery and a computer to alter, combine and manipulate the pieces. My work is shown and published internationally; I was one of 15 women photographers chosen to receive the Julia Margaret…read more

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Matthew Schum

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Matthew Schum, Ph.D, is a writer based in Los Angeles. Curatorial projects include the MYSYSYPYN at the Nemeth Art Center, Park Rapids; Bosco Sodi, Malpaís, for Paul Kasmin Gallery in West Hollywood; Itasca at the Bindery Projects, St. Paul; Five Artists at David Nolan Gallery, New York; and David Hartt, Interval, Eamon Ore-Giron, Morococha for LAXART, Hollywood. Current books include editing an anthology for SALT, Istanbul, and a monograph for Mark Boulos published by Hatje Cantz. He has been a contributor to X-tra, Mousse Magazine, Flash Art International and Artforum,…read more

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Colette Gaiter

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Colette Gaiter, Associate Professor, Visual Communication, University of Delaware. After working in graphic design for ten years in Pittsburgh, Washington, DC and New York, she became an educator, artist and writer. She has exhibited her work internationally and in galleries, museums and public institutions in the United States such as the Contemporary Arts Museum of Houston, Studio Museum in Harlem, and the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. As a pioneer in new media art since 1982, she presented and exhibited her work at SIGGRAPH, ISEA, and other new international…read more

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