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A Public Art Biennial Takes Over a City in Sweden @ Hyperallergic

ÖREBRO, Sweden — Festivals and biennials are typically the purview of curators and organizers, backed by endowed institutions. But in the Swedish city of Örebro, a new paradigm has been building momentum: since 2008, the Swedish city roughly two hours outside Stockholm has celebrated OpenART, a biennial art festival conceived, organized, and conceptually driven by […]

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Mel Andringa puzzles through his process at Play House @ Knight Arts Blog

All this week, Play House has been hosting an artist-in-residence: performance artist, painter and puzzle enthusiast Mel Andringa. As part of their NEA-funded program for supporting artists in the development of new material, The Hinterlands hosted an array of activities led by Andringa this week, in an effort to develop material for a new show that will perhaps […]

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7/8/15 – Oh, Casey, You’re so Fine…

Artist: Casey Rocheteau Location: Brooklyn St. Local (Casey: “Every time I try to convince people Detroit isn’t becoming Brooklyn, it goes and does something like this.” Breakfast: CR – Eggs over easy, rye toast, salad (they were out of roasted potatoes), bacon, coffee (black) SRS – Ham & cheddar omelet, fries (they were out of roasted potatoes), […]

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MKY

Right, so this happened, which is obviously a pretty big deal for me. And first it’s just a lot of self high-fiving, because you’re not supposed to tell anyone. And then a little selective high-fiving from other people, because of course you’re going to tell, like, your mom and your sister, and the handful of […]

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7/2/15 – In Stitches with Sandra Cardew

Artist: Sandra Cardew Location: Sandra’s studio Breakfast: Green tea Are all fiber artists basically introverts at heart? If you take Sandra Cardew and I as your sample set, then yes. And when two basically introverted people find that they both share a love of fabric, multi-media art, and sewing, well, we get along like a little introverted house […]

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7/1/15 – Bananarama with Andy T

Artist: Andrew Thompson Location: Russell St. Deli Breakfast: AT – Vegetarian Hash, rye toast SRS – Raisin bread French toast, side of bacon, NO BANANAS First of all, any visit to Russell St. Deli counts as a “Breakfast with the Artist,” because chances are good that you’ll encounter at least one of the trio of artists-in-charge over there, […]

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6/30/15 – Rose + Rosie + Rose’s

Artist: Rose E. DeSloover Location: Rose’s Fine Food Breakfast: RED – Bangin’ on the Border, green salsa on the side SRS – Silverman’s Special, eggs over medium, grits, add bacon If you’re like me, your brain doesn’t work that well first thing in the morning, so I was sure to pick a meeting time that […]

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