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Art and the Flag of Exile

“May you live in interesting times.” – Chinese curse With the fate of the planet hanging precariously in the balance, there’s at least one thing about which we can all be certain: we are living in interesting times. While it’s…

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SUSTAIN: Delight in the Sensational Flavors of the Earth

WHAT:          Announcing an exhibition of the new “Sustain” Series, including photography, mixed media art and documentary filmmaking.  The exhibition explores concepts of sustainability through organic urban agriculture, celebrates the beauty of fruits and vegetables grown in the backyard, and revels…

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Participating in the Spectacle

On September 30th, I, along with a small group of skeptical but cooperative volunteer-participants, an eager and unassuming college marching band, and one very enthusiastic curator with a megaphone, gathered at the entrance of the historic Boston Common. Together we…

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Art in Service: Quality

Since 2013 I’ve been focused—educatively, academically, artistically—on ‘socially-engaged art’ and the idea of learning in public.(1) Over the course of the last ten years, I’ve grown to understand the the site of my own work (as a curator, educator, artist…