Celluloid Heroes

KANDAHAR, 24 March — Friends dancing at a mountain site featuring Betty Tureaud’s immersive light and space installation, and managing not to break or twist anything regardless of how wild their improvisation, evoked today the bittersweet reverie of classic rock track Celluloid Heroes, here in the rocky Afghanistan mountains a …

Lia Johin

KANDAHAR, 10 March — Legendary haute couture model Lia Johin appeared in VB34 – Net/Work today wearing, for the first time in years, the Kai Heideman designed “Lia” suit. Although Heideman named the suit after Johin, and his shop, Powers of Creation, exhibits poster art of her wearing it in …

Being Outed

CHICAGO, March 1912 — As the nymwars have helped elucidate, there are many reasons to use a pseudonym. To avoid an abusive former partner, to avoid a repressive government, or simply to immerse into an RP character/identity as deeply as possible, are but a few. In fact if you think …

Kodak Theatre

LOS ANGELES, February 26 — As long as I was in Los Angeles thru Saturday for CAA anyway, it seemed like a no-brainer to stick around one more day and attend the Academy Awards on Sunday. Despite all of my mother’s alleged connections, I still couldn’t get a “real” ticket …

Nancy Popp

LOS ANGELES, February 25 — CAA: final event, final day: Performing Space. CHAIR: • Nancy Popp, Independent Artist PRESENTERS: • Sara Daleiden, Otis College of Art & Design • Matt Driggs and Janet Owen, Owen Driggs • Marie Shurkus, Pomona College • Alex Villar, independent artist As the image captions …

Un-Space Ground

LOS ANGELES, February 25 — Un-Space Ground: The Unvisited, Unnamed, and Uninhabited Empty Areas beneath the Normally-Used Parts of the Urban Landscape. A live site-specific public performance event curated by Ed Woodham, Art In Odd Places (NYC) and Deborah Oliver, Irrational Exhibits (LA) I don’t have any real data on …