September, 2009

Abe's Penny

In a world saturated with electronic communication, it is becoming more rare to find anything in your physical mail box that is worth reading. Thanks to the efforts of Abe’s Penny, a new concept-based micro-publication founded by sisters Anna Knoebel and Tess Knoebel, snail mail has become interesting once again. Abe’s Penny takes the form of an ongoing post card series which features a narrative[.....]

Chris Kaczmarek

John Groo courtesy Real Art Ways Currently on view at Real Art Ways in Hartford, Connecticut is a site specific installation by New York-based Chris Kaczmarek. Kaczmarek’s installation seems to tap into the artery of the Bush-era Red/Orange/Yellow zone thinking, wherein one was (is?) perpetually made aware of the changing safety of the current situation, as well as drawing on the theme of citizen surveillance[.....]