Tag Archives: Contemporary Art

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How architecture helped music evolve

This is a great TED talk by David Byrne on how music is affected by the conditions under which it is created. while he is speaking specifically about music, the premise spans all disciplines. Anybody who is interested in making contemporary work today should be

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I want to be invited to  TED. Maybe even to speak there. I’m interested in hybridity, mediated experience, constructed identity and the advent of Third Wave Identity Politics in culturally specific contemporary art. Here is one post on it. And here is my massive, unedited,

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On Culture, Identity, Art and the Election

A Peripatetic Personal Essay On Diverse Topics Including, But Not Limited To, Barack Obama, 3rd Wave Identity Politics, Contemporary Art And My Life Among the Jews [this is kind of a massive essay trying to pull together numerous strands of thought. You can read the rest of