Posts Tagged ‘Roula Seikaly’

Good Things Require Money: THE THING Quarterly’s Moment to Moment

Moment to Moment, installation view, Castro Muni Train Station, San Francisco. On floor: Starlee Kine. On wall: Susan O'Malley.

As part of our ongoing partnership with KQED.org, today we bring you a reflection on Moment to Moment, a collaboration between San Francisco’s THE THING Quarterly and Levi’s. Author Roula Seikaly explores the art historical precedent for the project and questions the relationship between artistic endeavors and corporate sponsorship. She notes, “the THING/Levi’s Made & Crafted union is troublesome, if only because the partnership defies the[.....]

What are We Saying?: Electronic Pacific at SOMArts

As part of our ongoing partnership with KQED Arts, today we bring you a review of  Electronic Pacific at SOMArts in San Francisco. Author Roula Seikaly notes that the exhibition provides, “a moment to consider what we say, how we say it, and to whom, as globalization propels us toward an uncertain future.” This review was originally published on July 24, 2013. In the trailer for his[.....]

Too Hard to Keep

Today’s feature is from our  good friends at KQED Arts in San Francisco. Writer Roula Seikaly discusses Too Hard to Keep, a new project by Chicago-based photographer, Jason Lazarus, currently on view at SF Camerawork. One of the less understood figures in Christian folklore is the sin eater. This person, usually a beggar, was charged with absolving someone of their sins by consuming food and drink that[.....]