Category Archives: institutions

Djs, Martinis, and Video Art: ShinyArt makes its debut splash

Wednesday night marked the frenetic openings of District 30 and Dive Bar – there were mermaids (yes, look at the pics); there were free drinks (who could resist?); there was incredible food, thumping music and, oh yeah, a whole lot … Continue reading

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Building communities around art

Lots of news brewing around ShinyArt HQ lately: the latest and greatest version of the website is due to be “live” in about a month and will enable people to start renting and uploading work to their televisions; both established … Continue reading

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they’re here….[cut to static-filled tv set and creepy music]

As I have oft remarked on this blog – the museum paradigm of the last 20 years is being pulled like warm toffee into all sorts of strange and delicious configurations. Technology is aiding the white cube revisioning in a … Continue reading

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the medium of light

I always enjoy introducing students to the dynamic Japanese Gutai movement of wild performances and experimental social interventions.  The other day at the San Jose Museum of Art I was reminded of the sheer resonant beauty of Atsuko Tanaka’s Electric … Continue reading

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Vid Art Down Under

Surfacing after a long, leisurely weekend is never easy. But with intriguing reading in front of me, I can slowly come to life again and focus on the week (short week!) before me…. Catching up on my Art Radar Asia … Continue reading

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ShinyArt announces online video art partners

We’re pleased to announce the initial roster of video artists whose work will be available for rent through ShinyArt (www.shinyart.com). ShinyArt brings video art to businesses and homes through an online rental service. What is video art? Video art is … Continue reading

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Aching feet….

Who knew there were so many spectacular and quirky little artsy hotels SF? I ventured into almost 20 of these little gems today – from the tiny gallery-like Hotel des Arts to the lcool and sleek Hotel Vitale…. My mission … Continue reading

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Magnetic connections

Some interesting updates in ShinyArt land…Great conversation with director and producer of performance and video art, Marisela La Grave of the NY-based Magnetic Laboratorium. Magnetic Laboratorium is basically an incubator for collaborative live art and media projects – a Mecca … Continue reading

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We want YOU [insert Uncle Sam poster here]

The College Art Association has recently taken up the ShinyArt cause and is helping to spread our call for artists far and wide! CAA has thousands of members, many of them artists, so I look forward to seeing what opportunities … Continue reading

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