Posts Tagged ‘public’

#Hashtags: Touching in Fleeting Contact

Jennifer Allen discusses the role that pilgrimage and cult value play in public art.

#JenniferAllen #SommerakademieSalzburg #cities #public #private #surveillance #circulation #socialmedia Sommerakademie Salzburg, also historically known as the “school of vision,” opened its doors in 1953 to anyone interested in studying art. Now entering its 61st year, the academy attracts a broad range of practitioners to participate in courses taught by artists and cultural theorists. This year’s public program was entitled Cities—Spaces for Art, Politics, Living…, and I was[.....]

Zhu Ming

Zhu Ming is a performance and conceptual artist whose work is time based and usually involves physical extremities. Often performing inside of a custom made balloon, the artist will undergo certain actions that reference both his Chinese heritage and the futility of communication. In the 1990s Ming joined other artists to form Beijing East Village; this area was often considered the most experimental of the[.....]