Visual Molasses

Visual Molasses

A quick note — more of an observation, really, or a re-directing of attention, but I was looking at my blog reader today and found a wonderful thematic coincidence on the Art Asia Pacific blog and Granta. Today, Art Asia Pacific reflected on Global Art Forum 6,...

Abdessemed Exhibition Closed Under Threats of Violence

. San Francisco Art Institute has canceled closed the controversial Abdessemed exhibition as well as the public forum. The exhibition was curated by Hou Hanru, who was interviewed by us in Episode 129. From the SFAI Website: In response to a series of violent threats...
Wafaa Bilal Censored at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Wafaa Bilal Censored at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Via B. Blagojevi? for ArtCal “Iraqi American video artist Wafaa Bilal’s recent exhibition at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY, Virtual Jihadi, was closed by the University’s administration a day after its initial opening on 5 March 2008....