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Failure and Error and Chance (in Art)

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Jean Tinguely, «Homage to New York», 1960Jean Tinguely, «Homage to New York», 1960

Failure and Error and Chance (in Art)
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Written for: The New School for Social Research
2013 Graduate Anthropology Conference: “Failures”
Friday, April 12, 2013
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The Internet Before The Web: Preserving Early Networked Cultures

March 8, 2013 panel discussion at the New Museum of Contemporary Art, featuring Archivist and historian Jason Scott, and Wolfgang Staehle founder of The Thing BBS in conversation with Digital Conservator Ben Fino-Radin.


Losing My Human Form...


Families standing in the flooded Plaza de Mayo in Buenos Aires, holding photos of their disappeared, 1983. Photo by Daniel García
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Review of the book Fire in the Belly: The Life and Times of David Wojnarowicz by Cynthia Carr

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Fire in the Belly: The Life and Times of David Wojnarowicz by Cynthia Carr
Illustrated Hardcover, 624 pages
Published by Bloomsbury USA
ISBN 1596915331 (ISBN13: 9781596915336)
$35

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Art Writing: Why Do They Do It?


There's a roundtable at Housing Works Bookstore this week put on by OWS Arts & Labor called “Art Writing as Craft, Labor, and Art.” It harks back to the time when critics were also called “art workers,” a term that encompassed everyone in the art world system.


*Invitation to take part in the “Celebration of the Living (who reflect upon death)” 3rd edition, November 2, 2012*

*Invitation to take part in the
“Celebration of the Living (who reflect upon death)”
3rd edition, November 2, 2012*

10am New York; 11am Buenos Aires; 12pm São Paulo; 3pm London; 4pm Cairo,
Rome; 5pm Addis Ababa; 9pm Phnom Penh; 10pm Shanghai

In early November people in many parts of the world celebrate the Day of


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