Posted: August 6th, 2010 | Author: David | Filed under: The Latest | Tags: Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery, Harrell, humanities center, Independent Curators International, Jens, Matthew, Renaud Proch, Steve Magnotta, weis | Comments Off
So it’s been a few weeks since Harrell left. He has been working tirelessly with co-curator Jens Hoffman and the members of Independent Curators International to process the immense amount of work they viewed in the Haverford area. The selections were difficult – certainly a lot of work we loved will not be in this show – the curators had to consider how the work from Philadelphia would hang with the art selected from the four other cities. But the votes are in. Ladies and gentlemen, I present to you, the People’s Biennial!
Photo credit: Steve Magnotta, Intrigue Photography
Posted: July 21st, 2010 | Author: David | Filed under: The Latest | Tags: humanities center, Independent Curators International, Institue of Contemporary Art, Renaud Proch | Comments Off
we left Fletcher Street mid-afternoon and hiked through the city to the Institute for Contemporary Art in West Phil. Harrell was to give a lecture in the auditorium at 6:30. I was really nervous. part of my job prior to Harrell’s visit was to hype the public talk, make sure there was a healthy public to talk to. Philly is weird in the summer – everyone seems to leave. a lot of my pals from school go home when class gets out in May. what if people didn’t show? Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: July 15th, 2010 | Author: David | Filed under: The Latest | Tags: Harrell, humanities center, Independent Curators International, Matthew, Steve Magnotta | Comments Off
5 deep, to be exact, as i mentioned in an earlier post. plus the photographer, steve magnotta (more on steve later). figured i should introduce everyone to get us moving. this is the core crew from the week of visits:
on the left in the specs is James Weissinger, aka j weissin. j is the associate director of the humanities center. i got to ride shot gun in his scion for the week. it was a true pleasure. for the record, j got us to each visit before Matthew’s car every time. every time. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: June 24th, 2010 | Author: David | Filed under: The Latest | Tags: Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery, Harrell, humanities center, Jens, Matthew, Open Call, Renaud Proch | 1 Comment »
Harrell is going to be looking at submissions in exactly ONE WEEK FROM TODAY! Hard to believe! Make sure you come out to one of the open call events on Thursday, July 1. There is one at Haverford College and one at the Friends Center in Philadelphia on 15th and Cherry.
BRING YOUR WORK!! WE WANT TO SEE IT!!
Invite your friends! Here, use these… Read the rest of this entry »