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Goings On: posted week of February 13, 2007

1. Stanya Kahn, FF Alumn, at Galerie Carlier Gebauer, Berlin, Feb 24-Apr 7
2. Yoko Ono, DJ Spooky, FF Visionaries, new record release
3. Terry Dame, FF Alumn, at Brooklyn Arts Exchange, March 9-17
4. Bill Beirne, FF Alumn, at PS1, Long Island City, opening Feb 11
5. Elin Slavick, Bob Holman, FF Alumns, at Cooper Union’s Great Hall, Feb 20, 6:30 pm
6. Stephanie Skura, FF Alumn, at Juniata College, PA, Feb. 15-24
7. Licio Isolani, FF Alumn, at Schafler Gallery, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, opening Feb 13
8. Sapphire, FF Alumn, at Arizona State University, Feb 28
9. Cheri Gaulke, FF Alumn, at Orange County Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Ana, CA, April 6-May 20
10. Bradley Eros, FF Alumn, at Diapason Gallery, NY, Feb 13, 8:30 pm
11. Lisa Bufano, FF Alumn, launches video podcast, Morphology.lisabufano.com
12. Tiffany Ludwig, Maureen Connor, Joyce Kozloff, Howardena Pindell, Theodora Skipitares, and Nina Yankowitz, FF Alumns, at St. Johns University, Jamaica, opening Feb 22, 6-8 pm
13. Kate Gilmore, FF Alumn, at Cynthia Broan, NY, opening Feb 15, and more
14. Joyce Cutler-Shaw, FF Alumn, at USC, LA, opening Feb 14
15. Clemente Padin, FF Alumn, in Buenos Aires, Feb 15-19
16. Joshua Fried, FF Alumn, at BAMCafe, Brooklyn, Feb 24, and more
17. Halona Hilbertz, FF Alumn, at Amarin Café, Brooklyn, Feb 16, 6-8 pm
18. Carolee Schneemann, FF Alumn, upcoming events, Feb thru April 2007
19. Steven Ausbury, FF Alumn, at Babylon Fine Art, MA, opening Feb 17, and more
20. Mierle Laderman Ukeles, FF Alumn, in today’s Metro New York
21. William Copley, Ian Hamilton Finlay, General Idea, Martin Kippenberger, Sol LeWitt, Richard Prince, Dieter Roth, Ed Ruscha, Andy Warhol, FF Alumns, at Space Other, Boston, MA, opening Feb 16, 6-9 pm

1. Stanya Kahn, FF Alumn, at Galerie Carlier Gebauer, Berlin, Feb 24-Apr 7

Stanya Kahn and Harry Dodge show new video at Galerie Carlier Gebauer in Berlin, February 24th-April 7th.


2. Yoko Ono, DJ Spooky, FF Visionaries, new record release

Dear Friends and Colleagues -
I'm writing to say a basic hello, and I hope this message finds you well and in good spirits. It's been a while!

This is just a quick email about a project I'm really happy about. I've been a big Yoko Ono fan for years, and this is a mini project we put together a while ago. Thurston Moore from Sonic Youth plays guitar on the track, and the whole album has folks like Cat Power, The Flaming Lips, Peaches, Hank Shocklee (who produced Public Enemy), and others.

The album title is called Yes, I'm a Witch and it's Yoko's first full length album in a while. If you have a moment, the track I did with her is up on www.myspace.com/djspooky and the official release of the full album was on February 6, 2007 on Astralwerks. It's called " Rising" and its one of Yoko's poems - her voice came out great in the mixdown!

Check it out!


3. Terry Dame, FF Alumn, at Brooklyn Arts Exchange, March 9-17

BAX/Brooklyn Arts Exchange presents THE 2007 ANNUAL Women’s Performance Festival

Featuring performances created by Karinne Keithley, asubtout and Rebecca Brooks
and an evening of music by Terry Dame’s Electric Junkyard Gamelan

March 9-17, 2007
Admission: $15 General / $10 Members / $8 Low-Income | Reservations: (718) 832-0018 or bax.org
Call 718-832-0018 or visit www.bax.org for reservations.


Lady centaurs journey through a supernova-threatened galaxy; three women “dance without quitting” and a group of friends find a photo album on a city dumpster in the first week of performance in the 2007 Annual Women’s Performance Festival at BAX/Brooklyn Arts Exchange. In the second weekend, Terry Dame’s Electric Junkyard Gamelan performs funky bass lines, modal melodies and interlocking rhythms on instruments fashioned from found objects. Always surprising, often uplifting, join us for this annual favorite of the BAX season.


Curated by BAX Dance Artist in Residence Faye Driscoll
Friday & Saturday, March 9 – 10 at 8 PM

Dance After Quitting is a new trio choreographed by KARINNE KEITHLEY with longtime collaborators TARYN DIGGS and DAWN SPRINGER. It is built to be both a simple event and a springboard for spatial solutions to staging texts. Dance after quitting asks what the trio might like to do together if the concern is not cleverness, artistry, talent or potential, but rather the simple shared activity of dancing a trio with a room full of people.

Upon the binary star system of Alpha and Proxima Centauri, two lovely lady centaurs are simultaneously enchanted and entranced by themselves and each other. They frolic through the glistening pulsations of their stars' nuclear fusion, until one day their world is threatened by supernova. The Lady Centaur Show is a Nouveage Fantasy Death Metal Poperetta created by ASUBTOUT, the binary team of ELEANOR HULLIHAN and KATY PYLE. With music both thrashing and soothing, dances lovely and preposterous, and videos that transport you to the outer reaches of the galaxy, asubtout creates a magical world.

REBECCA BROOKS presents a video dance performance. “We discovered a photo album on top of a public trashcan, pictures spilling out of it, and I of course picked it up. She told me to throw it away immediately, put it back now, and then we opened it, and everything about the situation got really creepy, and the sun was setting and her face looked crazy. Now I keep it at my girlfriend's house, stashed at the bottom of her closet in a plastic bag with the handles tied together.” Ok Then Let's Do This Together Now is performed by Felicia Ballos, Rebecca Brooks, Beth Gill, and Sarah White.



Friday & Saturday, March 16-17 at 8PM

Terry Dame’s Electric Junkyard Gamelan plays original music on invented instruments and objects. Performing on contraptions such as the Rubarp (rubber band harp), the Sitello and Kachapitar (electric strings) the Terraphone (copper pipe horn) – and an arsenal of percussion instruments fashioned from old farm equipment, turntable platters, saw blades and truck springs – these five musicians play haunting modal melodies that float over funky basslines and interlocking danceable rhythms. Electric Junkyard Gamelan features Robin Burdulis, Terry Dame, Mary Feaster, Lee Frisari and Julian Hintz.

BAX/Brooklyn Arts Exchange is a multi-faceted performing arts center offering an annual presenting season, artist services, and educational programs for youth and adults. For more info, call (718) 832-0018 or visit www.bax.org. BAX is located at 421 5 th Ave. at 8 th St. in Park Slope, Brooklyn. Take the F train to Fourth Avenue or the R train to 9 th Street.


4. Bill Beirne, FF Alumn, at PS1, Long Island City, opening Feb 11

Bill Beirne, FF Alumn, in "Emergency Room" at P.S.1 opening Sunday 2/11
February 8 - March 19, 2007

P.S.1 proudly presents Emergency Room, a constantly evolving collaborative exhibition conceived and led by artist Thierry Geoffroy, a.k.a. Colonel. To realize this project, Geoffroy has invited over thirty local and international artists to create and install new works in a range of media, all generated daily in response to current events. Emergency Room is on view in the third floor Archive Galleries from February 8 through March 19, 2007.

Emergency Room is motivated by a desire to learn what other artists think about current affairs from varied international perspectives under strict time constraints. By providing a physical space in which artists can display works made in reaction to current events, Emergency Room takes the pulse of the artistic community today. On each day of the exhibition, artists will install new work in response to the events of the last 24 hours, an arrangement that recalls daily news cycles. The artworks stay on view until the next morning whenthey are moved to an adjacent archive space and replaced by new work.

Emergency Room seeks to foster a sense of community among the participating artists and an atmosphere in which the gallery serves as a laboratory both for personal expression and formal experimentation. Artists will come with very different methodologies, from the politically charged to the personally intimate, to interact with a specific space and develop an on-going project together.

French-born Thierry Geoffroy (b. 1961) has presented his art internationally since 1995. Recently, he had solo exhibitions at Overgaden Institute for Contemporary Art, Copenhagen, Denmark; IKM Museum, Oslo, Norway; Fries Museum, Leeuwarden, Netherlands; Sprengel Museum, Hannover, Germany; and Devron Arts, Huntly, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. In 2006, Geoffroy presented Emergency Room at Galerie Olaf Stuber, Berlin; and Kunsthallen Nikolaj, Copenhagen. He received the Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres from France in 2003. Geoffroy will present a project at the 2007 Venice Biennale.

Emergency Room is organized by P.S.1 Director Alanna Heiss.

Major support for Emergency Room at P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center is provided by the Danish Arts Agency


5. Elin Slavick, Bob Holman, FF Alumns, at Cooper Union’s Great Hall, Feb. 20, 6:30 pm

Elin Slavick, FF alum, will be introducing Howard Zinn at this Charta Books Peace event: (my book, Bomb After Bomb, with an intro by Zinn is coming out on Charta Books fall, 2007!)

We’re really proud of this event:

a conference by Howard Zinn, the author of our Just War and, among others, the fundamental A People’s History of the United States.


a poetry reading by Michael Lally, based on March 18, 2003 a Poem for Peace. Drawings by Alex Katz (a Charta co-edition with Libellum); the photo reporter Moises Saman, if he’s not in some war-torn area of the world, author of This Is War (recently awarded a special mention by UNICEF for a photo of his in Just War), will join the event, showing some of his best shots. Introductions by Bob Holman and Elin o'Hara Slavick. Emergency USA will partecipate at the event.

February 20 The Great Hall of The Cooper Union, Cooper Square, NYC
6:30 to 8:30 pm

Professor elin o'Hara slavick
CB# 3405 Hanes Art Center
UNC, Chapel Hill, NC 27599


6. Stephanie Skura, FF Alumn, at Juniata College, PA, Feb 15-24

hello all,

coming soon! enrico iv -- the elemental theater project I'm working on in pennsylvania, with the gravity project, new professional company affiliated with juniata college.

we're calling it 'elemental' theater, because words like interdisciplinary & holistic seem to lose their meaning over time. this theater integrates movement, a poetic approach to language and voice, and gives equal weight to elements of design, light, and sound. the piece is loosely based on the pirandello play 'enrico iv' - a fascinating text in itself about identity, sanity, narcissism.

the collaborators are all heavy-weights, a dream team for me:

andy belser, artistic director.
stephanie skura, associate artistic director
randy ward, set
john abrosone, lights
liz prince, costumes
john nuhn, music

performers include two from the professional company: andrew olewine & kathleen clarke. they're both amazing. the rest are students from juniata college, most of them trained by us in an interdisciplinary approach to performance. this piece will be reworked for the professional company's repertory next year.

performances are thursday thru saturday february 15 - 17 & 22 - 24, 2007.
place: the halbritter center for the performing arts
juniata college
huntingdon, pa

huntingdon is just south of state college, in central PA. it's a 4-hour drive or 5-hour train ride (on amtrak) from nyc.
link to our agent's website: http://www.arktype.org/arktours.html

for tickets and info, call 814-641-3608
link to juniata college info on this project: http://departments.juniata.edu/theatre/0607/enricoiv.html

hope you can come. I'll be there for the first two shows, feb 15 & 16. please let me know if you're coming -- it would be great to see you!



7. Licio Isolani, FF Alumn, at Schafler Gallery, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, opening Feb 13

OPENING Reception Feb. 13, 4:00-6:00pm
At the Schafler Gallery,
Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, N.Y.

I have work in this exhibition and i invite you come
See you then.
The best

Licio Isolani


8. Sapphire, FF Alumn, at Arizona State University, February 28

PUSHing Boundaries, PUSHing Art
A Symposium on the Works of Sapphire

Featuring papers and panel presentations, as well as a lecture and Q&A with Sapphire.

Arizona State University
February 28, 2007

8:15 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
University Club (UCLUB)

PUSH and Pedagogy | Trauma Narrative
Vernacular Narrative | Literacy | Motherhood
Identity | Environmental Justice | Poetry
Eco-Feminism | Hip-Hop Culture
Undergraduate Scholarship and PUSH

7:00-9:00 p.m.
Lyceum Theatre (LYC)

For more information, please contact: DoVeanna.Fulton@asu.edu.
This event is free of charge and open to the public.


The ASU Department of English, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, with the ASU School of Social Work,
ASU-West Department of Languages, Cultures, and History,
Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing,
ASU Intergroup Relations Center, ASU Barrett Honors College,
ASU African and African American Studies Program,
ASU School of Theatre and Film, and ASU Women and Gender Studies Program


9. Cheri Gaulke, FF Alumn, at Orange County Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Ana, CA, April 6-May 20

Dear Friends,

Please make a note of this exhibition I am in. There are two opening receptions. I’ll be showing two artists’ books, “The Los Angeles: River Inside a River” and “Frogskin.” I’ll send another announcement closer to the dates.



Pamela Grau Twena

Orange County Center for Contemporary Art (OCCCA)
Telephone: 714.667.1517
Email: grau@prodigy.net
Website:  http://occca.org/index.html

“ECHOES: Women Inspired by Nature”

Exhibition Dates:  April 6, 2007 to May 20, 2007
Opening Receptions:  April 7and May 5, 6–10 pm

“Echoes: Women Inspired by Nature” is an exhibition to be held at the Orange County Center for Contemporary Art (OCCCA) from April 5 through May 20, 2007. Curated by art historian Betty Ann Brown and visual artist Linda Vallejo, the exhibition will highlight the work of 21 women artists who focus on the natural environment. In artwork that ranges from traditional easel painting, to the newer media of photography and installation, to the very Postmodern use of non-art materials such as Gummy Bear candies, these artists call our attention to the beauty and wonder of the natural world, and to humanity’s deep and abiding connection with it. They also address issues such as pollution, over-consumption of resources, scientific atrocities and animal abuse.

Rachel Carson, founder of the contemporary environmental movement, has written: “It is a wholesome and necessary thing for us to turn again to the earth and in the contemplation of her beauties to know of wonder and humility.” With everything from sumptuous landscape paintings to horrific digital images of genetic misapplication, the artworks in this exhibition compel us to “turn again to the earth.” They show us the beauty and the horror of contemplating nature in the twenty-first century.

We don’t need to have seen Al Gore’s compelling documentary, An Inconvenient Truth, to become aware of the devastating environmental changes in recent years. On an almost daily basis, television newscasters report on the destructive results of toxic spills, raging fires, rising pollution, or the horrific storms exacerbated by climate changes. Although artists are neither politicians (no matter how politically engaged), nor environmental scientists (no matter how intrigued by the vicissitudes of scientific inquiry), they can and do respond to the state of the natural world around them. In creating new and intriguing images of nature, artists can compel us to view our natural environment with fresh eyes. As Rachel Carson has noted, “The more clearly we can focus our attention on the wonders and realities of the universe about us, the less taste we shall have for destruction.”

Judith F. BACA
Patsy COX
H. Barbara CUTLER
Cheryl Marie DULLABAUN
Samantha FIELDS
Suvan GEER
Lezley SAAR
Miriam WOSK


10. Bradley Eros, FF Alumn, at Diapason Gallery, NY, Feb 13, 8:30 pm

Diapason gallery for sound and intermedia presents
OptoSonic Tea
Tuesday February 13th

Live sets by
Bradley Eros (projections) with o.blaat / Keiko Uenishi (sound) present musique plastique
Andrew Lampert (projections) with Alan Licht (music)

Invited artist
Lary Seven

Suggested donation $ 7

OptoSonic Tea is a new regular series of meetings dedicated to the convergence of live visuals with live sound which focuses on the visual component. These presentation-and-discussion meetings aim to explore different forms of live visuals (live video, live film, live slide projection and their variations and combinations) and the different ways they can come into interaction with live audio. Each evening features two different live visual artists or groups of artists who each perform a set with the live sound artists of their choice. The presentations are followed by an informal discussion about the artists' practices over a cup of green tea. A third artist, from  previous generations of visualists or related fields, is invited specifically to participate in this discussion so as to create a dialogue between current and past practices and provide different perspectives on the present and the future. Organized by Katherine Liberovskaya and Ursula Scherrer

About the artists
Bradley Eros is an artist working in myriad media: experimental film & video, collage, photography, performance, sound, text, expanded cinema & installation. Also a maverick curator, designer, researcher & investigator. Concepts include: ephemeral cinema, mediamystics, subterranean science, erotic psyche, poetic accidents, cinema povera. Exhibited at 2004 Whitney Biennial & The American Century, The New York Film Festival, London Film Festival, MoMA, Pacific Film Archives, Warhol Museum, Arsenal in Berlin, Lightcone in Paris; works with the New York Filmmakers' Cooperative, Anthology Film Archives & directs the Roberta Beck Mercurial Cinema.

o.blaat (Keiko Uenishi)
Based in Brooklyn, New York, sound artivist and core member of SHARE http://share.dj, o.blaat (Keiko Uenishi) is known for her sound works formed through experiments in restructuring and analyzing one's relationship with sounds, through kinesthetic response as well as aural cognition. She performed at various venues including: The Kitchen, Whitney Museum of American Art, P.S.1, White Columns, Chelsea Art Museum, Rhizome.org, Lincoln Center, MIT (Boston), Cornell Univercity, Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art, Tate Britain, Sydney Opera House, ZKM, Konfrontationen 2006 Festival, ClubTransmediale Festival, Vienna Konzerthaus, Kunstradio, LU, Zoobizarre, STEIM, Netmage 06 Festival, Interferenze Festival. She has also created installations 'Aboard: Fillip2' (Fortescue Gallery, London), and 'J'ai un secret merveilleux: Midas' (Citysonic 2006, Mons, Belgium).  She was a recipient for Harvestworks' Artist-In-Residence 2004, and Van Lier Foundation/Harvestworks' fellowship  in 2000-2001. Uenishi is currently an artist-in-residence at Brooklyn College (CUNY) Center for Computer Music for 2006-2007. Upcoming residency is to take place in Nodar, Portugal in October, 2007. More info at http://obla.at and http://myspace.com/oblaat (firefox only)

musique plastique: This presentation will alternate 2 live ephemeral cinema performances using piezoelectric-generated electronic sound - with 2 studio-produced high definition and digital video versions of similar processes & materials, using hand-manipulated celluloid film strips & colored plastic gels with external lenses and filters, to create a  "pyrographic chemystery" of metaphors & abstractions.

As an artist, Andrew Lampert primarily focuses on projector-based pieces, film/video portraits, participatory productions and private performances.  VARIETIES OF SLOW, a multi-hour 3-screen performance, PIANO AND STRING QUARTET, PIANO AND STRING QUARTET, a sound piece, and OKKYUNG DUET, a film performance with cellist Okkyung Lee, were included in the 2006 Whitney Biennial. GROWTH OPPORTUNITIES, a performance piece originally staged in 2000, was revived in 2005 at the Getty Museum in Los Angeles. His work has been presented and performed at the New York Film Festival, the Lux Centre, The Rotterdam International Film Festival, the Images Festival and galleries/institutions in the US, Mexico, Canada, UK, Holland, France and Russia. As an Archivist and Programmer, Lampert works at Anthology Film Archives where he is responsible for the day-to-day maintenance and preservation of the collection.

A New York based musician and writer, Alan Licht has released four albums of pieces for solo and multiple guitars, the latest being A New York Minute (XI). He currently co-directs Text of Light with Sonic Youth's Lee Ranaldo, a music group in which they and others improvise with experimental films screening behind them, and is a member of Rob Mazurek's group Mandarin Movie. He's also recorded and performed as an improvisor with: Rashied Ali, Jim O'Rourke, Christian Marclay, Thurston Moore, Arto Lindsay, John Zorn, Zeena Parkins, Ikue Mori, Derek Bailey, Charles Curtis, Loren Mazzacane Connors, Nihilist Spasm Band, Oren Ambarchi, Ken Vandermark, Peter Brotzmann, Keith Rowe, Marina Rosenfeld, Raz Mesinai, Tetuzi Akiyama, Aki Onda, Jandek, Michael Snow, Keiji Haino, DJ Olive, Fennesz, and DJ Spooky. A founding member of the indie rock bands Love Child & Run On, he's also performed with Tom Verlaine, Brokeback, Papa M, the Styrenes, Royal Trux & Plush. Sound installations include "Today I Am A Fountain Pen", Studio Five Beekman, NYC (1998), "Country Geese, City Geese" and "Twilight of the Idols" Diapason, NYC (2003)  and "The Downsizing of Don Dokken", part of 'Constrictions' exhibition at Pierogi 2000, Brooklyn (1996). A frequent contributor to the WIRE, Modern Painters, Time Out NY, Art Review, Premiere, and Film Comment, his first book, An Emotional Memoir of Martha Quinn, was published by Drag City Press in 2001.

Lary Seven continues to expand his live-performance repertoire to include experimental music utilizing custom-built electro-acoustic devices. Recent live performances include Barbican (London 2000) and Fonotactik (Vienna 2002). New York-based collaborative Directart Productions Ltd. works in a variety of disciplines. These include music, film, video, live performance, radio and visual art. Directart has been the vehicle for numerous creative projects by its principals, Lary Seven and Fabio Roberti, for more than twenty years. Foremost among its many endeavors is Plastikville Studios, Directart's music-production resource. Plastikville was formed in the early eighties and is an ongoing interest for musicians from around the world. Directart has also curated film and 3-D slide screenings both locally and internationally. In 1991, Directart collaborated with VRcades on "The Knowledge Bazaar," with their sound and 3-D slide tableaux, at the New Museum of Contemporary Art in New York. And a collaboration with the internationalist KBZ-200 group included film, slide and live performances in Berlin ('93), Munich ('94) and Brighton ('94).

1026 6th Avenue, 2S
New York NY 10018
(212) 719-4393

Avenue of the Americas between 38th and 39th Streets,
two blocks south of Bryant Park.
Subways: 1, 2, 3, 9, B, D, F, Q, N, R, W to Times Square/42nd Street


11. Lisa Bufano, FF Alumn, launches video podcast, Morphology.lisabufano.com

Lisa Bufano launches video podcast: Lisa Bufano’s Morphology, a series of taped and edited performances that continue to feature themes of body transformation, the conspicuous nature of possessing a deformed body in public, the universal human desire for comfort, lifestyle modifications inherent in living with prosthetics and the quest to evolve para-human abilities through technology.

You can subscribe (free) through itunes or a newsreader or stream through the browser: Morphology.lisabufano.com

What is a video podcast?
A podcast is a media file that is distributed by subscription (paid or unpaid) over the Internet using syndication feeds, for playback on mobile devices and personal computers. Like 'radio', it can mean both the content and the method of syndication. Though podcasters' web sites may also offer direct download or streaming of their content, a podcast is distinguished from other digital audio or video formats by its ability to be downloaded automatically, using software capable of reading feed formats such as RSS or Atom.
Learn more: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Podcasting


12. Tiffany Ludwig, Maureen Connor, Joyce Kozloff, Howardena Pindell, Theodora Skipitares, and Nina Yankowitz, FF Alumns, at St. Johns University, Jamaica, opening February 22, 6-8 pm

Hello Friends!
We are announcing an upcoming exhibition featuring a work by Two Girls Working and many other remarkable artists.  Visit our site: www.twogir
lsworking.com for more information.

From the Inside Out:  Feminist Art Then and Now
Curated by Claudia Sbrissa

February 22 - April 21, 2007
Opening: Thursday February 22, 2007 from 6- 8 pm

Dr. M. T. Geoffrey Yeh Art Gallery
St John's University,

8000 Utopia Parkway
Jamaica , NY 11439


St John's University is honored to present 'From the Inside Out: Feminist Art Then & Now,' an exhibition which features a broad range of feminist art activity, from the early work of first-generation artists and recent work from contemporary artists. Participating artists include: Nancy Azara, June Clark, Maureen Connor, Annette Cords, Marietta Davis, Angela Ellsworth, Bea Feitler, Molly Snyder Fink, Barb Hunt, Joyce Kozloff, Rebecca Layton, Marimekko, Libby McInnis, Diane Miller, Melissa Meyer, Jocelyn Nevel, Howardena Pindell, Jessica Plattner, Melissa Potter, Abigail Rubenstein, Miriam Schaer, Mira Schor, Theodora Skipitares, Joan Snyder, Two Girls Working: Tiffany Ludwig and Renee Piechocki, Kay WalkingStick, Nina Yankowitz, Cheryl Yun, Jennifer Zackin, Julie Voyce, and Barbara Zucker.

This show is part of the Feminist Art Project: 

E or F Train- Take train to Kew Gardens/Union Turnpike station. Take Q-46 bus to Union Turnpike and Utopia Parkway.
F Train- Take train to 169th Street station. Take Q-30 or 31 bus to St. John's University main gate on Utopia Parkway and 82nd Avenue

Take LIRR to Jamaica Station.
Take the Q-30 or 31 bus to St. John's University main gate on Utopia Parkway and 82nd Avenue.

Queens Midtown Tunnel onto Long Island Expressway, exit at Utopia Parkway (exit 25), right on Utopia to Union Turnpike. Enter through Gate 1 on Utopia Parkway (make a right on 2nd light after Union Turnpike).


13. Kate Gilmore, FF Alumn, at Cynthia Broan, NY, opening Feb 15, and more

Dear Friends,
Here are the shows I have coming up in February. If you have a chance to stop by, it would be great to see you!

All my very best,


"What F Word" curated by Carol Cole Levin Cynthia Broan Gallery

546 West 29th St. (between 10th and 11th ave) February 15-March 17 Opening Reception: Thursday, February 15 (6-9pm) "MASH" curated by Amy Smith-Stewart and Omar Lopez-Chahoud

The Helena
601 W. 57th St. (2 blocks from the Armory)
February 22-February 26
Opening Reception: Thursday, February 22 (7-10pm)

Armory Fair
February 23-26
Pier 94
Pierogi Gallery
"Out of the Loop"

Brooklyn Industries Contemporary Art
184 Broadway (corner of Driggs)

February 24-March 25 (opened Wednesday-Sunday) Opening Reception: Friday, February 23 (7-9pm)


14. Joyce Cutler-Shaw, FF Alumn, at USC, LA, opening February 14

"The Bone and Bird Works of Joyce Cutler-Shaw and Sarah Perry" opens 14th February to 14th April at the Fisher Gallery, University of Southern California Los Angeles.

Best Joyce



15. Clemente Padin, FF Alumn, in Buenos Aires, Feb 15-19

Readings of Experimental Poetry (Poetic Performances) in Music and Dance Direction, Thursday 15 February, 19 h., Buenos Aires (Mexico 564) and in Mugafo, Passage Dardo-Rocha, La Plata, Saturday 17 and Sunday 18, 11 h. and 19 h. respectively, in the frame of Encounter of Dance and Performance. Also, on Friday 16, Clemente Padín will be introduced at Culture Home of Florencio Varela, Argentina. 

All these readings will carry out in homage to10 years of death of Platense poet and artist Edgardo Antonio Vigo.


16. Joshua Fried, FF Alumn, at BAMCafe, Brooklyn, Feb 24, and more

Care to mark your calendar for Radio Wonderland's BAM debut? It's Saturday Feb. 24th.

RADIO WONDERLAND spins an East Village performance space, jets to snowy Minnesota for the Spark Electronic Music Fest, then returns to rock the classy BAMcafé.

226 Series/The Foundry
226 E. 2nd St, #5D (between Ave B & C)
New York , NY

donations appreciated

This is a tiny venue offering "Experimental/Improvised/Avant-Garde/Fun". Come, get very close, toe-to-toe with the shoes (and wheel)


Ryan Jewell, Mike Brown, Ed Chang (perc, bass, sax) Julianne Carney, Lathan Hardy (violin, sax)


Spark Festival of Electronic Music and Art, University of Minnesota Nightlife event at Nomad World Pub
501 Cedar Ave S.
Minneapolis , MN

also at the Spark festival: Morton Subotnik, Richard Devine, Zeitgeist, Zanana, Kristin Norderval, Monique Buzzarté, Pauline Oliveros, Gregory Taylor, R. Luke DuBois, Brad Garton, Richard Dudas, others, plus conference-type things like papers, installations and talks

BAMcafé - " Brooklyn Next"
Brooklyn Academy of Music
30 Lafayette Avenue
Brooklyn , NY

FREE! No cover, no minimum, but come early anyway and eat and drink.

with many spectacular acts!

ART JAM is a music/performance series at Galapagos curated by downtown impresario Earl Dax/scenedowntown. This special edition features the juggling, fire breathing, light bulb-eating co-host Jennifer Miller (Circus Amok); Joshua Fried's RADIO WONDERLAND; Dynasty Handbag; the trip-hop classical Bora Yoon; DJ Bill Coleman with dance troupes The Daisy Spurs and The Fukerettes; DJ Designer Impostor; visuals by Bec Stupak.


17. Halona Hilbertz, FF Alumn, at Amarin Café, Brooklyn, Feb 16, 6-8 pm

Dear Friends,

I am showing new Wall Dolls this FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 6 - 8 pm. Stop by after work, have some delicious Thai tidbits and wine, and say hello to your old friend Halona.

Read my thoughts and see some birds here: http://www.wahcenter.net/salon/2006/hilbertz/


"20 Birds"
Feb 16 - March 25
Opening Friday, Feb 16, 6 - 8 pm

Between Driggs Ave. and Nassau Ave.
G Train to Nassau 


18. Carolee Schneemann, FF Alumn, upcoming events, Feb thru April 2007

The work of Carolee Schneemann, FF Alumn, will be on view at the following locations:

National Academy Museum , NYC “High Times – Hard Times”
February 15 - April 22, 2007. “Body Collage” DVD.

Galerie LeLong, NYC. “Feminisms Revisited”.
Opens February 15 th. “Body Collage” DVD.

Pulse Art Fair, NYC.
February 22, 2007. “Portrait Partials” photogrid.

LA MOCA, Los Angeles “WACK! Art and the Feminist Revolution, 1965–1980”Exhibit opens March 4, 2007. “Interior Scroll” object and photogrid; “Fuses” DVD; “Portrait Partials” photogrid.

Solo Exhibit - MOCCA, Toronto, Canada. “Broken Borders”
Opens March 23, 2007. Recent multi-channel videos and sculptural installations.

Solo Exhibit - CEPA Gallery, Buffalo, NY. ”Remains To Be Seen”
Opens March 31 to May 23, 2007. Large scale photogrids, Iris prints and DVDs.


19. Steven Ausbury, FF Alumn, at Babylon Fine Art, MA, opening Feb 17, and more

Hi Everyone - I'm in some shows in the hills up north. Tell your pals in the Catskills and the Berkshires to come on down! rock onward, Steve

Four Brooklyn Artists Babylon Fine Art 426 Park St. @ Cook's Garage HOUSATONIC, MA OPENING RECEPTION Saturday, February 17th, 5:00 - 7:00 pm Through April 17th

"Beyond Self: Contemporary Explorations in Art & Spirit" The Muroff Kotler Visual Arts Gallery at SUNY Ulster Cottekill Road, Stone Ridge, New York March 9 through April 13, 2007 OPENING RECEPTION Friday, March 9, 7:00 - 9:00 pm

How to do Words with Things/Solo Broderick Fine Art Gallery 3689 Rte. 67,Freehold, NY OPENING RECEPTION Friday, March 10, 7:00 - 9:00 pm Through April 24th


20. Mierle Laderman Ukeles, FF Alumn, in today’s Metro New York

Congratulations to Mierle Laderman Ukeles, FF Alumn, who is pictured in today’s Metro New York – the text of the article follows below.

One city’s trash truck...Is installed as art in Pier 94 for annual Armory Show
by amy zimmer / metro new york FEB 14, 2007

FAR WEST SIDE. The first art work for the 2007 Armory Show was installed on Pier 94 yesterday. Rather, it was driven in.

Mierle Laderman Ukeles’ “The Social Mirror” had to go in now before gallerists begin to install their booths and works next week. It’s a 12-ton, 28-foot-long 1979 Department of Sanitation garbage truck she outfitted with mirrored glass.

“The mirror captures you, but people are afraid to be caught by it,” said Ukeles, who has been the unsalaried artist-in-residence at the DOS for 30 years and constructed the piece in 1983. “You’re right there, part of the whole deal. It’s about the interrelationship between the people who provide the services and the people that get the services.”

Ukeles began to think about garbage, the environment and the invisible workers behind it all in 1969, when she wrote a “Manifesto for Maintenance Art” — an original copy of which will be displayed in the booth set up by the DOS and the Ronald Feldman Gallery.

“I talked about taking care of the individual, the family and the Earth itself,” Ukeles explained. “I called it ‘Earth maintenance.’ In the old days, before the feminist movement, you didn’t talk about this; it wasn’t considered art.”

The booth will feature elements of her past works, such as “Touch Sanitation,” where from 1977 to 1980 she followed routes in all five boroughs to shake the hand of each sanitation worker and say, “Thank you for keeping New York alive.” At P.S.1 in 1987, she created “Re-entry,” a 90-foot sculpture made from 11 tons of recyclables. “I wanted to make it like building blocks so you could imagine [these objects] really could have another use,” she said. Her “Ceremonial Arch Honoring Service Workers in the New Economy,” which was made with 12,000 dirty gloves from sanitation and other workers, graced the World Financial Center in 1988.

As the Fresh Kills Landfill’s official artist, she has created several works for the new park, which will be displayed at the booth as well.

“[Ukeles] brings sanitation to life,” said Keith Mellis, a DOS spokesman, who plans to bring a contingent of sanitation workers to the show, which runs from Feb. 23-26. “We’re hidden in the shadows, but we’re out there working every day and she reminds people of that.”

Up next

Ukeles is working with the DOS anthropologist-in-residence, Robin Nagle, on a salt shed being built on Twelfth Avenue between 55th and 57th streets. “The artwork will be about snow,” Ukeles said. “Everybody loves sanitation workers when it snows. Sanitation is heroic when it snows.”


21. William Copley, Ian Hamilton Finlay, General Idea, Martin Kippenberger, Sol LeWitt, Richard Prince, Dieter Roth, Ed Ruscha, Andy Warhol, FF Alumns, at Space Other, Boston, MA, opening February 16, 6-9 pm

Paper Tigers: Chad Abel, John Armleder, Nader Ahriman, Pierre Alechinski, Sonja Alhäuser, Kai Althoff, Alain Arias-Misson, Abel Auer, Nina Lola Bachhuber, Katrin Bahrs, Christiane Baumgartner, Lothar Baumgarten, Stefanie Becker, Tjorg Douglas Beer, Erick Beltrán, Neil Bender, Bernadette Corporation, Luis Berríos Negrón, Alighiero Boetti, Max Böhme, Claus Böhmler, Peter Boué, Louise Bourque, Ulla von Brandenburg, George Brecht, Marcel Broodthaers, Stanley Brouwn, Günter Brus, Nele Budelmann, Sebastian Burdach, Susanne Bürner, Werner Büttner, André Butzer, Ariadna Capasso, Sarita Cartonera, Myritza Castillo, Ross Cisneros, Friederike Clever, Nayda Collazo-Lloréns, William Copley, Hanne Darboven, Guy Debord, Carola Deye, Diedrich Diederichsen, Stephan Dillemuth, Michael Dörner, Norman Douglas, Arnold Dreyblatt, Marcel Duchamp, Michaela Eichwald, Henriëtte van Egten, Tracey Emin, Max Ernst, Hans-Peter Feldman, Robert Filliou, Ian Hamilton Finlay, Peter Fischli, Olivia Flecha, Geelke Gaycken, Gunnar Gerlach, Wolfgang Glöckler, Maximilian Goldfarb, Malcolm Green, Ellen Gronemeyer, Gudny Gudmundsdóttir, Diego Guzman, Tilmann Haffke, Michael Hakimi, Richard Hamilton, David Hardy, Raoul Hausmann, Axel Heil, Carla Herrera-Prats, Alexander Hoepfner, Andreas Hofer, Marcel Hüppauf, Nadira Husain, Dorothy Iannone, General Idea, Poison Idea, John Isaacs, Asger Jorn, Dorota Jurczak, Mike Kelly, Frank Key, Martin Kippenberger, Oliver Kochta, Terence Koh, Chris Kohlhöfer, Nina Könnemann, Arthur Köpcke, Harmony Korine, Armin Krämer, Nico Krebs, Lutz Krüger, Laura Kunreuther, Leigh Ledare, Jochen Lempert, Sol LeWit t, Joep van Liefland, Wei Wei Lin, Chris Locashio, Dennis Lösch, Monica and Natasha López de Victoria (TM Sisters), Rene Lück, Markus Lüpertz, Frank Lüsing, Oliver Lutz, Peter Lynen, Mark Manders, Piero Manzoni, Paul McCarthy, Jonathan Meese, Dirk Meinzer, Daniel Megerle, Bjarne Melgaard, Matthias Meyer, Joe Milutis, Regina Maria Möller, Laurent Montaron, Stephan Mörsch, Andrew Mowbray, Otto Muehl, Alexandra Müller, Daniel Müller-Friedrichsen, Antoni Muntadas, Andrea Nacach, Bruce Nauman, Heiko Neumeister, Ann Noël, Antonio Núñez, Albert Oehlen, Roberto Ohrt, Taiyo Onorato, Paper Rad, Stefan Panhans, Wolf Pehlke, A.R. Penck, Grayson Perry, Raymond Pettibon, Michalis Pichler, Peter Piller, Sigmar Polke, Casandra Popescu, Richard Prince, Wilfredo Prieto, Antonia Puscas, Marcel Raysse, Enrique Renta, Seo Reuss, Pedro Reyes, Jason Rhoades, Claus Richter, Michael Riedel, Patrick Rieve, Cristi Rinklin, Alexander Rischer, Tim Rollins +  K.O.S., Oliver Ross, Dieter Roth, Marie Rotkopf, Guadalupe Ruiz Cifuentes Rihs, Ralph Rumney, Ed Ruscha, Marko P. Schäfer, Thomas Scheibitz, Ingrid Scherr, Christoph Schlingensief, Barbara and Gabriele Schmidt-Heins, Tomas Schmit, Collier Schorr, Roman Schramm, Max Schreier, Fritz Schwegler, Norbert Schwontkowski, Nora Sdun, Kerim Seiler, Seth Siegelaub, Josh Smith, Sean Smith, Juliane Solmsdorf, Rene Spitzer, Julieta Spivak, Daniel Spoerri, Juergen Staack, Jörn Stahlschmidt, Peter Stoffel, Juli Susin, Antoni Tàpies, Tillmann Terbuyken, Stefan Thater, Mayo Thompson, Rúna Thorkelsdóttir, Jan Timme, Andrea Tippel, Nicola Torke, Goran Trbuljak, Scott Treleaven, Ernest Truely, Daniel Tschernich, Keith Tyson, Timm Ulrichs, Malte Urbschat, Meghan Van Alstyne, Vargas-Suarez Universal, Jan Voss, Franz Erhard Walther, Andy Warhol, John Weber, Felix Weber, David Weiss, Mark Wehrmann, Anke Wenzel, Antony Widoff, Emmett Williams, Susanne Winterling, Wols, Christopher Wool, Sebastian Zarius, Thomas Zipp

Artists' Books: Transgression/Excess
February 16-March 31, 2007

Opening Reception on Friday February 16, from 6 - 9 PM

Space Other ( Boston) is pleased to announce Artists' Books: Transgression/Excess , an exhibition about the resolutely special and intimate manifestation of artistic practice that is the artist book. Not rare but still infrequently exhibited, the artist's book is a unique medium that establishes horizontal connections with drawing, painting, objects, sculpture, photography, collage, calligraphy and performance, and to activities like poetry, philosophy, storytelling and sorcery.

The exciting process of probing and activation of a rhizome not only allowed us to collectively put together about 200 works from over 150 artists in relatively short time, but revealed to us a consistency of trajectory that can be experienced through the multidimensionality of our present.  Staying away from deluxe products, we concentrated on small editions or unique pieces printed and/or bounded by the artists themselves. The exhibition is far from a historical survey, although some historically significant works are included thanks to the generosity of several artists, publishers, collectors, dealers and organizations.

Artists' Books:Transgression/Excess attempts to be a laboratory for assemblage and exploration of works that reveal individual affirmations of being different, of continuing and breaking with tradition.

AB:T/E  is the result of a collaboration between Hamburg based artist Dirk Meinzer and Boston gallerist Gamaliel R. Herrera.  The exhibition will be on view at Space Other ( Boston) from February 16 through March 31 2007.  Space Other is located at 63 Wareham Street (between Harrison Avenue and Albany Street) in Boston's South End, and is open Wednesday through Saturday from noon to 6 PM, or by appointment.


Opening Reception
Space Other
Friday February 16, from 6 - 9 PM
Book Reading, Dirk Meinzer

Space Other
Tuesday February 20, from 6 - 7:30 PM
Javier Barilaro (Eloisa Cartonera) + Milagros Saldarriaga (Sarita Cartonera)

A conversation with Jose Falconi (Curator, DRCLAS Art Forum and Associate Director, Cultural Agents Initiative - Harvard University)
Space Other 
Thursday March 8, 6:30 - 8 PM.
Co-organized by The Latino and Latin American Art Forum, DRCLAS and Cultural Agents Initiative - Harvard University Ira Jewell Williams Jr. Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures, Harvard University

Space Other
Thursday March 15, 6 - 7:30 PM

A fraction of the exhibition will travel to Anna-Catharina Gebbers Bibliothekswohnung in Berlin during the summer of 2007.

space other
63 Wareham Street
Boston , MA 02118
t. 617.451.3500


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