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Contents for August 21, 2012

1. Franklin Furnace receives Foundation for Contemporary Arts Grant 2012

Foundation for Contemporary Arts Announces 2012 Grants to Organizations

Foundation for Contemporary Arts (FCA), a non-profit arts organization dedicated to supporting contemporary visual and performing arts, is pleased to announce its annual awards to 69 arts organizations, totaling $200,000. Through Grants to Organizations, FCA supports contemporary arts organizations which provide visual and performing artists with opportunities to present imaginative work to the public or offer artists crucial professional services. Major support for Grants to Organizations is provided by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Additional program support is provided by the Lily Auchincloss Foundation, The Brown Foundation, Inc., of Houston and by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council. Selected by FCA's Directors, this year's recipients are:

Anthology Film Archives, New York, NY
Art in General, New York, NY
Artists Alliance Inc., New York, NY
Artists Space, New York, NY
Ballroom Marfa, Marfa, TX
Bang on a Can, People's Commissioning Fund, Brooklyn, NY
Baryshnikov Arts Center, New York, NY
Beyond Baroque Foundation, Venice, CA
BOMB Magazine, Brooklyn, NY
Brooklyn Arts Exchange, Brooklyn, NY
The Brooklyn Rail, Brooklyn, NY
The Camera Club of New York, New York, NY
Center for Book Arts, New York, NY
Center for Performance Research, Brooklyn, NY
Chez Bushwick, Brooklyn, NY
The Chocolate Factory, Long Island City, NY
CUE Art Foundation, New York, NY
Danspace Project, New York, NY
Dieu Donné, New York, NY
DiverseWorks Art Space, Houston, TX
Echo Park Film Center, Los Angeles, CA
Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, New York, NY
Esopus, New York, NY
The Field/Performance Zone, New York, NY
Forever & Today, New York, NY
Franklin Furnace Archive, Brooklyn, NY
Fuse Box Austin, Austin, TX
Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center, Buffalo, NY
Harvestworks, New York, NY
Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, CA
Incubator Arts Project, New York, NY
ISSUE Project Room, Brooklyn, NY
The Joyce Theater, Joyce SoHo Presents, New York, NY
The Kitchen, New York, NY
La MaMa E.T.C., New York, NY
LAXART, Los Angeles, CA
Light Industry, Brooklyn, NY
Links Hall, Chicago, IL
Locust Projects, Miami, FL
Mabou Mines, New York, NY
Machine Project, Los Angeles, CA
MAPP International Productions, New York, NY
Momenta Art, Brooklyn, NY
Movement Research, New York, NY
Music at the Anthology (MATA), New York, NY
New York Live Arts, New York, NY
No Longer Empty, New York, NY
On the Boards, Seattle, WA
Other Minds, San Francisco, CA
PARTICIPANT INC, New York, NY
Performa, New York, NY
Performance Space 122, New York, NY
The Poetry Project, New York, NY
Portland Institute for Contemporary Art (PICA), Portland, OR
Primary Information, New York, NY
Printed Matter, Inc., New York, NY
Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT
Roulette, Brooklyn, NY
S.E.M. Ensemble, Brooklyn, NY
San Francisco Cinematheque, San Francisco, CA
Show Box LA, Los Angeles, CA
Smack Mellon, Brooklyn, NY
Society for the Activation of Social Space through Art and Sound, Los Angeles, CA
Socrates Sculpture Park, Long Island City, NY
SPACES, Cleveland, OH
Velocity Dance Center, Seattle, WA
White Columns, New York, NY
The Wooster Group/Performing Garage, Garage Works, New York, NY
Yale Union Contemporary, Portland, OR

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2. Chin Chih Yang, FF Alumn, in Time Out New York, now online

A 2.5 minute video of Chin Chih Yang's performance "Kill Me or Change" is now online at the following link:

http://www.timeout.com/newyork/art/performance-art-kill-me-or-change-by-chin-chih-yang-video-performance-art?fb_action_ids=3961044918626&fb_action_types=og.likes&fb_source=aggregation&fb_aggregation_id=246965925417366

Thank you.

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3. Vernita N'Cognita, FF Alumn, at Sommerakademie of Kunst, Homburg-am-Main, Germany, August 25

Vernita N'Cognita, FF Alumn, at Sommerakademie of Kunst in Schloss Homburg, an annual art institute and creative gathering in the small town of Homburg-am-Main, in Bavaria, Germany

Vernita N'Cognita's work, The Trail of Sighs and Whispers, is a performance inspired by the ritual and tradition of marriage. In a twisted tale told through Butoh-inspired movement, costume and voice, N'Cognita, as The Bride, will take aim at this ritual of culture. She will seek to shed light on the concept of 'The Wedding', and the difficulty of wedding the complex paths of two lives in the 21st Century, using masks and movement to create a work with feminist overtones. In this work, N'Cognita will be using the streets and main plaza of Homburg as her stage, traveling by foot and bringing the audience to the entrance of the town's Church of St. Burkardus, where she will be joined by Rodgers for the conclusion of her performance, and the beginning of his.

The invitation to perform comes from a summer art festival called the Sommerakademie of Kunst in Schloss Homburg, an annual art institute and creative gathering in the small town of Homburg-am-Main, in Bavaria. Rodgers has been participating and performing there since 2008, but this will be N'Cognita's first visit. The performances will be interrelated and collaborative, but conducted as individual performances. They will take place on Saturday, August 25, 2012, at 8 PM.
Here's our project URL for our successful Kickstarter campaign:

http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/933429324/heat-and-darkness-2-nyc-performance-artists-go-to?ref=email

There, see the wonderful video my honey Jan created for us & the hilarious monologue about the project that David did at the end of the video.

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4. Alicia Grullon, FF Alumn, now online, and more

Dear Friends and colleagues,

I have been asked to participate in two exciting art initiatives with some amazing artists who are firing up the art scene.

First off, see my interview and of other artists on Blade of Grass:
http://www.abladeofgrass.org/blog/b/artistfiles/2012/aug/6/artist-files-art-and-accessibility/

A Blade of Grass is a New York City-based non-profit that supports artists and organizations who innovate beyond the gallery and engage communities, and creates interdisciplinary programming to foster broader, more inclusive contemporary art dialogue.

Then in September, I will be doing an artist residency in Kassel, Germany where for one week (September 3 to 8, 2012) I will be "Bringing the Bronx to Kassel". For this project, I will invite visitors to participate in round table discussions to re- consider design solutions for issues on specific environmental challenges people experience in their everyday lives by using the Bronx as catalyst. I am interested in initiatives for community engagement on building awareness about urban poverty, diversity, and sustainability. Thanks to Dr. Matze Schmidt Director of top e.V. Gallery Berlin and Norman Jalbuena for making this residency possible.
I will be posting events in Kassel in September as they occur. Stay tuned for an email directing you to posts.

Continue enjoying your summer!

Kind regards,
Alicia Grullon
www.aliciagrullon.com

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5. Jeffry Chiplis, FF Member, now online

http://youtu.be/ov05VIA4-hc

Enjoy,
Jef

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6. Bob Goldberg, FF Alumn, at Bryant Park, Aug. 20, 21, 24

I'll be playing this week at Bryant Park, 40th Street between 5th and 6th Avenues Monday, Tuesday and Friday 12:30-2:30 pm It's free!

Part of the Bryant Park Accordion series:
http://bryantpark.org/plan-your-visit/accordion.html

I'll be playing European and non-European favorites.
Hope to see you there!

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7. Claire Jeanine Satin, FF Alumn, in South Florida Sun-Sentinel, Aug. 10

By Randy Abraham, Special Correspondent
August 10, 2012

A Dania Beach resident recently returned home after completing a prestigious artist residency abroad.
Claire Jeanine Satin studied in Venice, Italy, after being awarded a residency by the Emily Harvey Foundation. As part of it, she hosted a one-woman exhibition of her works and gathered material for future work.

"The benefit of the residency is it allowed me to experience the history, culture and visual qualities of the region and the people's interaction with the environment," said Satin, who also had a 2009 residency in Venice.

Satin's constant use of her camera to record the visuals and play of light, shadow and color in the storied seaside town provided material for upcoming works.

"I have materials for three new art books," she said.

Satin said she was impressed with how the arts play a role in Venice and how the pace of daily living promotes social interaction.

"In my travels there, I talked to so many people from different walks of life, and the interchange is so different there," she said.

As part of her residency obligations, Satin will soon begin work on a public art installation that she said was inspired by her impressions of Venice's life, history and culture.

Satin is serving on the Dania Beach Creative Arts Council Advisory Board, which is helping devise strategies to engage the arts community in helping promote economic development in the city.

Mayor Patricia Flury, who appointed Satin to the board, said she is impressed by Satin's work and her commitment to arts and the community.

"I've been to her studio, and her artwork is stunning. It's so unique, and I can see why she was selected for this prestigious residency," Flury said. "She is an incredibly creative artist and will be a great addition to the arts council."

Satin counts among her career highlights having five art books accepted into the collection of the Library of Congress, being represented in the collections at the Getty Center for the History of Art and the Humanities, New York's Museum of Modern Art, the National Museum of Women in the Arts and the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. She also created permanent public art installations for the New Tampa Regional Library, the University of Alaska Fairbanks and the Pembroke Pines Branch Library.

"Art expresses the culture and civilization of a people, and it captures their imagination, concepts and ideas," Satin said. "And public art is the most visible and accessible form of art. It attracts people to a community and makes people proud of where they live."

Copyright 2012, South Florida Sun-Sentinel

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8. Circus Amok, FF Alumns, announces new schedule, beginning Sept. 8

SHOWS:

Here Is our Amok show schedule, opening on Sat, Sept 8 at Sunset Park. If you can, I suggest you come to Tompkins Park on Sept. 23.......

http://www.circusamok.org/2012/08/16/2012-schedule-is-here/

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9. Glenn Branca, FF Alumn, at Project Arts Centre, Dublin, Ireland, Nov. 2, and more

Glenn Branca, FF Alumn new chamber piece "Thought" performed by Crash Ensemble in Dublin, Ireland on November 2 and in Huddersfield, UK November 18

The creative partnership of Crash Ensemble and Glenn Branca will allow for an important and ground-breaking new work to be created by an internationally renowned composer for an Irish ensemble.

The work that Branca envisions for Crash will "create a fresh and appealing approach to how music could sound in the 21st century" to "capture this unique and ineffable new music".

The piece will be for full ensemble: flute, clarinet, trombone, electric guitar, piano, percussion, violin, viola, cello, double bass, and will be approximately 20mins long.

• World Premiere, the Project Arts Centre, Dublin. 2 November 2012.

• UK Premiere, 18 Nov 2012 Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival (hcmf//), Britain's most important festival of contemporary music.
Branca's commission will form an important part of the HCMF festival program. Performing it on an international stage will bring the world's attention to the work and the ensemble as a world-class group of performers.

http://www.fundit.ie/project/glenn-branca-writes-for-crash-ensemble

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10. Roberley Bell, FF Alumn, receives Dave Bown Project award.

PRESS RELEASE
15 July 2012

Dave Bown Projects is pleased to announce the results of the 4th Semiannual Competition, which was curated by Diane Mullin, Senior Curator at the Weisman Art Museum; Ron Platt, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Birmingham Museum of Art; and Mónica Ramírez-Montagut, Curator at The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum from submissions that were received from artists from over 30 countries.

"It was an honor to be asked to jury this project. The variety of submissions was impressive, ranging from intimate figurative drawings to large-scale abstract paintings and from sculptural constructions to gallery-sized installation work. The creative impulse evident across the works was inspiring. I hope this important program will continue to grow and reach more artists in the future. It is a rare, generous, and much needed support for artists."
- Diane Mullin, Senior Curator at the Weisman Art Museum

Dave Bown Projects was founded in 2005. The initiatives of the privately held U.S. company focus on advancing the field of contemporary art by engaging in scholarly research, buying works of art, and providing unrestricted monetary awards to visual artists.

roberley bell 2012 Dave Bown Project Award
Other Landscape; Room With a View, 2009
Pigmented fiberglass, polychrome steel, found china bird, wood,
foam mats, blown glass, plastic ducks, flowers, and artificial lemon tree
Dimensions variable

www.roberleybell.com

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11. David Medalla, Adam Nankervis, FF Alumns, at London Biennale, UK, Aug. 23, and more

' Songs from the Merz Dungeon of Dreams"

David Medalla

Homage to Kurt Schwitters

23 August 2012

and

Compounds of a Prism

a London Biennale - The Rainbow 2012 Pollination
curated by Adam Nankervis

Berlin on Thursday, 23 August 2012 from 7 to 10 p.m., come and join me and other artists at the opening of the LONDON BIENNALE 2012 : THE RAINBOW Berlin POLLINATION curated by Adam Nankervis. During the
evening there will be several impromptu performances including the premiere of my 'Songs from the MERZ Dungeon of Dreams' inspired by my MERZ flanneurie with Adam Nankervis of the Mondrian Fan Club, in Manchester, England, last year, sponsored by the Littoral Arts Trust directed by Celia Larner and Ian Hunter.
'another vacant space.' is at Biesentalerstrasse 16, D - 13359, Berlin, Germany.
S - bahn to Bornholmerstrasse
or U8 Pankstrasse
M13 tram Osloer to Prinzenallee

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12. Erika Van Horn & Simon Cutts, FF Alumns, at Site Gallery, Sheffield, UIK, thru Sept. 8

print it *
Coracle Press 1989-2012 exhibition COPY in residence Popup
Artist Bookshop
Site Gallery 11 August - 8 September 2012 Preview: Friday
August 6.00 - 8.00 pm
Inspired by the pioneering work of Coracle Press, who for over
35 years have collaborated with artists and poets from Kurt
Schwitters to Richard Tuttle to expand the creative possibilities of
publishing, Site Gallery presents print it. Drawing its title from
Charles Olson's call to DIY action, print it is an exhibition,
workshop series, residency space for artist collective COPY and
pop-up international bookshop with experimental publishers
world-wide.
Site Gallery, 1 Brown Street, Sheffield S1 2BS Open Tuesday to
Saturday 11.00 am - 5.30 pm
*Charles Olson, (1910-1970)

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13. William Wegman, FF Alumn, in The New York Times, Aug. 17

The New York Times

August 17, 2012 Friday
Late Edition - Final

Postcards in an Artist's Journey

BYLINE: By ROBERTA SMITH

SECTION: Section C; Column 0; Movies, Performing Arts/Weekend Desk; ART REVIEW; Pg. 25

LENGTH: 1341 words

BRUNSWICK, Me. - Maine has loomed large in the work of numerous American painters, from Marsden Hartley, John Marin and Edward Hopper to Andrew Wyeth, Alex Katz and Lois Dodd. But William Wegman is probably the only Conceptual artist - if an erstwhile one - to have fallen hard for the state, as evidenced by ''William Wegman: Hello Nature,'' a beguiling exhibition at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art here.

Mr. Wegman made his reputation in the early 1970s as a pioneering if invariably amusing and accessible multimedia artist of the Conceptual kind.
He was especially well known for simple captioned drawings that have rightly been compared to James Thurber's; for short, hilarious videos inspired by late-night DIY television commercials; and most of all for videos and photographs involving a camera-loving Weimaraner named Man Ray, an exemplar of a breed of dog that, more than most, excels at physical comedy as much as at a slightly melancholic dignity.

But in 1985 Mr. Wegman committed a kind of apostasy, venturing back into painting after having abandoned it in graduate school for more orthodox Post-Minimal endeavors. What's more, he did it in the peace and quiet of the Maine woods, far from the madding crowds of the New York art world. Mr.
Wegman's return to this ancient medium may be one reason that he has escaped the excessive hero worship that is reflexively lavished on Conceptual artists and other veterans of the early 1970s these days. His refusal to take himself or his art too seriously, which is a major through line of his achievement, may also be a factor.

Born and raised in western Massachusetts, where he developed a lasting affection for the outdoors, Mr. Wegman first visited Maine as a teenager and has summered there for more than 30 years. His attachment to nature, to Maine and most of all to the rituals by which most people interact with the natural world - tourist postcards figure in his most recent paintings - is both the impetus for, and subject of, the Bowdoin exhibition.

''Hello Nature'' is a wonderful hodgepodge of nature-oriented works that bridges 40 years but emphasizes efforts since 1985. Organized by Kevin Salatino (who was the museum's director until he recently accepted the directorship of the Huntington Library) and Diana Tuite, a curatorial fellow at the museum, it includes drawings, collages, photographs, altered photographs and paintings and includes a 25-minute featurette movie, ''The Hardly Boys in Hardly Gold.'' Set in rural Maine, it centers on a pair of intrepid crime-solving sisters with all the roles played by costumed Weimaraners (Man Ray's successors).

I confess to not being a huge fan of Mr. Wegman's dogs when they are garbed in clothes and wigs, as they are in the film and a slew of related photographs (although I love the artist's deadpan narration of the film, which is a carry-over from his early videos). I prefer the animals when they are used more or less as is, when their natural comedic flair is at its most natural, and their lustrous, taupe-colored hides often blend with their surroundings.

This occurs in numerous photographs when they are posed among trees, on rocky promontories and weathered docks, camouflaged with leaves, or layered with small gray stones until they all but disappear, as in a work titled ''Richard Long,'' after the British Post-Minimalist sculptor.

In ''Non Pareil,'' a close-up photograph of a Weimaraner's head posed in profile against a rock so finely barnacled that it at first appears to be almost jewel-studded, Mr. Wegman recaptures some of the glamour and gravity of his last portraits of Man Ray. Given the title, it might well be at least partly a tribute to his peerless first dog.

All in all, the show emphasizes Mr. Wegman's invariable lightness of being as an artist, his penchant for making the most of as little as possible and doing it as transparently as possible. Among the drawings is a 1973 pencil sketch indicating that his love of nature continued through his most fervent Conceptual phase, when he was dispensing with all but the barest of essentials. Titled ''Landscape Color Chart,'' it consists mainly of the written words ''blue,'' ''green'' and ''yellow'' and a sunlike circle, connoting sky, grass and natural light and leaving the viewer to imagine the rest.

On the other hand, there is also recurring evidence that much about Mr.
Wegman's early Conceptualism continues, especially his love of language, humor and verbal and visual puns, and his disdain for traditional skill. A watercolor from 1993 is as pared down as ever: above a horizontal green-brown smudge hover the words ''Peat Moss - Does it Really Exist?''

A group of sprightly etchings from 1994 titled ''The Lewis & Clark Fishing and Cooking Expedition'' shows those explorers' historic trek to have included much more fly fishing than originally reported, and a photograph of a buffalo-plaid-covered log in a stream is unapologetically titled ''Fallen Logger.''

Mr. Wegman's ineluctable lack of pretense is perhaps most complex and intriguing in the show's paintings, where he deftly combines the roles of professional, amateur and illustrator. (At Bowdoin he adds decorator to the mix by occasionally painting directly on the walls, covering one with loosely rendered camping and hunting scenes in a vaguely toile manner, and anointing another with an elliptical lake of blue fed by streams labeled, somewhat inaccurately, ''inlet'' and ''outlet.'')

In his paintings from the late 1980s and 1990s he covers a brown canvas with angular renderings of tents, evoking early Cubism, and also pays homage to the 19th century landscape photographer Carleton Watkins with an image in which a white waterfall shimmers forth from a field of dark, slurry brush strokes, much like a murky early photograph.

In ''Activities,'' camping and hunting scenes cover the surface, creating an allover pattern of ghostly hieroglyphs and casting a semi-abstract lakeside terrain in twilight. And the insouciant ''Dock Scene'' justifies comparisons to the work of another great perpetrator of the light touch, Raoul Dufy.

The most recent paintings incorporate postcards into their surfaces, often tenderly expanding these tiny scenes into immense panoramas, with or without various spatial twists. In ''Vacancy,'' a postcard view of a motel generates a coherent landscape roughly 10 times its size, which includes an appropriately minute highway with cars, trees and houses seen across a vast field.

In ''Mainer,'' Mr. Wegman takes advantage of an illustrated postcard of a diagonal coastline festooned with flowers, extending the scene with ever-larger blossoms into a giant postcard that creates all kinds of odd, almost Cubist spatial disjunctions, relative to the other, more modestly expanded postcards that share the surface.

And in two smaller works that have the sweetness of outsider art, the scale is just right: the postcards double as lake views seen out the bay windows of cozy vacation cabins. (In one, titled ''Water Damage,'' the cabin is also being flooded).

In recycling postcards, Mr. Wegman gives himself a leg up with his paintings but also elaborates the pictorial possibilities implicit in a durable but frequently overlooked bit of Americana, one by now hard-wired into our experience of natural beauty. The postcards might almost be seen to function a bit like his signature Weimaraners. They are endearing to begin with, but once Mr. Wegman has put them through their paces, they become very much more.

William Wegman: Hello Nature

WHEN AND WHERE Through Oct. 21. Bowdoin College Museum of Art, 9400 College Station, Brunswick, Me.

MORE INFO (207) 725-3275, bowdoin.edu/art-museum.

WHERE TO EAT IN BRUNSWICK Cameron's Lobster House, 18 Bath Road, (207) 725-2886; El Camino Cantina, 15 Cushing Street, (207) 725-8228; Scarlet Begonias, 16 Station Avenue, (207) 721-0403.

''William Wegman: Hello Nature'' is at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art, 9400 College Station, Brunswick, Me.; (207) 725-3275, bowdoin.edu/art-museum, through Oct. 21.

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14. Sherman Fleming, FF Alumn, now online

http://youtu.be/G0brxO3pI0A

Sherman Fleming
267-441-7401
sherman.fleming@gmail.com
http://www.washingtonart.net/fleming/sherman.html

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15. Martha Rosler, Suzanne Lacy, Pablo Helguera, L.A.P.D. (Los Angeles Poverty Department), and Skart, FF Alumns, at New York University, Manhattan, Oct. 12-13

The 2012 Creative Time Summit: Confronting Inequity
October 12-13, 2012

Skirball Center for the Performing Arts
New York University
566 LaGuardia Place
New York, NY 10012

www.creativetime.org/summit
On October 12 and 13, Creative Time will host the fourth annual Creative Time Summit at NYU's Skirball Center in New York City. The conference will bring together an international group of over 30 presenters-including artists, curators, and activists-to discuss how their work engages pressing issues affecting our world and to provide a glimpse into the political implications of socially engaged art. This year's conference, titled The Creative Time Summit: Confronting Inequity, will respond to recent upheavals in the international political and economic climate by focusing specifically on the topic of wealth inequity across the globe and the ways in which it erodes democracy. Creative Time will also honor Spanish artist Fernando García-Dory with the 2012 Leonore Annenberg Prize for Art and Social Change, an award given every year to an artist whose work has been devoted to instigating social awareness and harnessing the communicative power of art to engage communities around critical public issues.

In taking on inequities, the Summit will explore how extreme income gaps threaten to undermine even the most robust democracies, and have contributed to the rise of new movements working for change against high concentrations of wealth and power. The 2012 Summit will present the work of artists and activists whose oeuvre contributes to such movements, changes public discourse and political debates, and in some cases, has unseated regimes. Summit participants will examine recent global protests and explore the innovative strategies, tactics, and art created by the presenters to confront inequity.

Expected presenters include:
Martha Rosler (Keynote), Slavoj Žižek (Keynote), BijaRi, Jeff Chang, Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, Conflict Kitchen, Malkia Cyril, Rebel Diaz, Jodie Evans and Suzanne Lacy, Fernando García-Dory, Pablo Helguera, Invisible Borders, Steve Lambert, L.A.P.D. (Los Angeles Poverty Department), Josh MacPhee, Leonidas Martin, Mosireen, Joia Mukherjee, Oda Projesi, Otolith Group, Taring Padi, Laura Poitras, Michael Rakowitz, Škart, Hito Steyerl, Tidal Journal, and more.

Nato Thompson, Creative Time's Chief Curator and curator of the Summit, says, "We have seen a year of global unrest and all of it is geared toward a growing gap of inequity that demands accountability. Cultural producers worldwide are not merely participating in these movements, but many are operating at its wild historic center."

The 2012 Summit will unfold over two days in order to provide audiences the opportunity to delve more deeply into discussion of the topics at hand. Day One will consist of a series of concise, dynamic presentations providing overviews of specific projects, while Day Two will engage the audience in smaller and more intimate sessions, each led by a presenter from Day One and an outside moderator. Presentations on Day One will be grouped into four main thematic sections dealing with income inequality and socioeconomic disparities around the world, namely: Inequities, Occupations, Making, and Tactics.

Also at this year's Summit, Creative Time will award the Leonore Annenberg Prize for Art and Social Change to Spanish artist, activist and agro-ecologist Fernando García-Dory, whose work focuses on the relationship between contemporary culture and the natural world. Driven by a belief that art must be "proactive, not just reactive action," García-Dory has become a leader in the field of socially engaged art.

Tickets for The Creative Time Summit: Confronting Inequity are available for purchase at www.creativetime.org/summittickets. Visit www.creativetime.org to watch via Livestream.

About Creative Time
Since 1974, Creative Time has presented the most innovative art in the public realm. The New York-based nonprofit has worked with over 2,000 artists to produce more than 335 groundbreaking public art projects that have ignited the public's imagination, explored ideas that shape society, and engaged millions of people around the globe.

Support
Lead project support for the 2012 Creative Time Summit is provided by Mark Krueger Charitable Trust, Panta Rhea Foundation, Laurie M. Tisch Illumination Fund, Trust for Mutual Understanding, and Surdna Foundation. Additional support provided by SAHA Association and Haro Cumbusyan and Bilge Ogut-Cumbusyan.

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16. Elana Katz, FF Alumn, at Uferstrasse 6, Berlin, Germany, thru Aug. 24

Dear friends,
Below is some info on a Berlin exhibition project 2THEPOWEROF2, I'll be presenting a new work there tomorrow.
The show runs until 24. August, would love to see you there.
My best,
Elana

2THEPOWEROF2
OPENING: 17.08.2012, 18:00
SPIRIT 15+5 The absolute infinity of possibility
DANIEL LAUFER
PEACHES
MARIA UNVERRICHT
TOBIAS BERNSTRUP
ELANA KATZ
PHILIP MÜLLER-ALVES
KANTA KIMURA
KALIN LINDENA
OLE BROLIN
YUKIHIRO TAGUCHI
MIGUEL DAVID PERRA
CHRISTOPHE BERHAULT
FRIEDERIKE HAMANN
MARCUS KNUPP
PETE WHEELER

LOCATION: http://2thepowerof2.com/?page_id=7
MORE INFO: http://2thepowerof2.com/?page_id=2

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17. Robert Galinsky, FF Alumn, in Manhattan, Sept. 13
Robert Galinsky, FF Alumn, Offers Crowd Funding Workshop, September 13th "Let's Create Your Successful Crowd Funding Campaign!" http://learncrowdfunding.eventbrite.com

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18. Agnes Denes, FF Alumn, at Kunstraum Kreuzberg/Bethanien, Berlin, Germany, September 1-October 28

Agnes Denes in Berlin, at Kunstraum Kreuzberg / Bethanien, museum exhibit with environmental works and on cover of catalog
September 1-October 28, Berlin, Germany

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19. Stacy Scibelli, FF Alumn, in Dumbo Arts Festival, Brooklyn, Sept. 28-30

I will be showing at the Dumbo Arts Festival this year...

http://dumboartsfestival.com/exhibition/made-with-love

which is Sept 28-30.

Thank you.

Stacy Scibelli

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20. Harley Spiller, FF Alumn, in The Winnepeg Free Press

http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/arts-and-life/life/a-la-carte-collection-166628326.html

Thank you.

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Goings On is compiled weekly by Harley Spiller