Writing

Art as Ritual Conference @ Hyperallergic

DETROIT — You know, I didn’t really want to be at “Art as Ritual: A Conference on Lamentation in Contemporary Performance and Practice,” organized by writer Taylor Aldridge, rector William Danaher from Christ Church of Cranbrook, and filmmaker Oren Goldenberg, in collaboration with the Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) and University of Michigan’s Penny W. […]

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Matthew Piper’s “Leap Night!” dance films @ Knight Arts blog

Still frame from “Time I Change,” a local film featuring Detroit-based Haleem “Stringz” Rasul. Image courtesy of Oren Goldenberg and Cass Corridor Films. On Feb. 29, arts writer and lover-of-dance Matthew Piper marked the occasion with “Leap Night!”–a lovely collection of short dance films that were screened at Play House in Detroit. A former Knight […]

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KAF15 Video Debut

Hey, it’s my KAID video! Remember, back when I was mortified about having to deal with not being Scarlett Johansson? Turns out I shouldn’t have worried, because I totally am. No, but for real, amazing job by Oren Goldenberg and Cass Corridor Films! For those of you with an abiding interest in my Hoarder Dollhouse, […]

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10/29/15 – He’s so Orenginal

Artist: Oren Goldenberg Location: The Clique Breakfast: OG – Coffee (milk, not 1/2 & 1/2), vegetarian omelet, grits, side of pancakes (did not have to look at menu) SRS – Coffee (black), traditional hash, eggs over medium, side of pancakes (some of Oren’s grits–probably about 10%) This BWTA was a fortuitous and spontaneous reschedule of an […]

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Shooting for Greatness; Settling for Reality

Ah, the day of the dreaded KAF video shoot. I have been having anxiety about this literally since they announced it at orientation. Why? Certainly not because filmmakers Oren Goldenberg and Ben Friedman lack the chops to make an excellent 3-minute video. You want me to keep it real? Let me keep it very real. […]

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