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GUMO, This is OZ, curated by Marianne Nems at Dorian Grey Gallery, NYC




“This is OZ, Nothing Makes Sense”

@ The Dorian Grey Gallery
437 East 9th Street (between 1st Ave and Ave A)

The story began with "Oz, le visage du mal" ("Oz, the face of Evil", read below) as an introduction to the chaos that surrounds us and which we are forced to witness.

Artists Meeting Presents Being & Event, a night of performance at Postmasters


Artists Meeting Presents:
Being and Event
A Free Night of Performance
Live at Postmasters Gallery

459 West 19th Street, New York NY

Sunday June 26th - starting at 8pm.

Lee Wells, New Works : Action for Freedom at Rooster Gallery Contemporary Art


Rooster Gallery Contemporary Art
190 Orchard Street, New York, NY 10002
Reception: Thursday, February 17, 2011, 6 – 8pm
Exhibition Dates: February 17 to March 13

Rooster Gallery Contemporary Art announces “Action For Freedom, New Works by Lee Wells”, featuring new video action paintings from the “Soul Series".

Lee Wells (born 1971), offers a complex intermix of images which engage issues of war, sexuality, freedom and liberation. Deeply rooted in the history of painting and dialogue of the Avant-garde, “Action For Freedom”, presents portraits of humanity as an attempt to create order within the chaos, confusion and wonder of the early 21st century.

Guggenheim Museum publishes Andy, Nam June, and Me at the Zoo on the Take

Guggenheim Museum publishes the essay "Andy, Nam June and Me at the Zoo" by PAM co-founder Lee Wells as part of the YouTube Play Biennial of Creative Video. The piece discusses the relationship between online video, the Avant-Garde and 21st century video art.

I happily encourage everyone to go to the Take Blog and leave a comment. CLICK HERE TO ADD TO THE CONVERSATION

“Some people would never be considered, were it not that some excellent adversaries had mentioned them. There is no greater vengeance than oblivion, as it buries such people in the dust of their nothingness.” —Baltazar Gracian, as quoted in “Open Creation and Its Enemies,”Internationale Situationniste #5 (December 1960)

Art Takes Miami open call !!! $10,000 Award

This is your moment to present your work at the premier showcase for emerging contemporary art, along-side top players in the global art world.

Perpetual Art Machine at Mediations Biennial Berlin

Eraced Walls - Mediations Biennial Berlin

"Transient Limits and Shifting Boundaries"

Mediations Biennial, as part of Erased Walls, at ConcentArt EV Berlin
2 Channel Installation Curated by Raphaele Shirley and Lee Wells

PAM Artists include:
Heini Aho
, Katja Aglert
, Anonymous, Jason Archer
, George Barber
, Josephin Boettger
, Tomislav Brajnovic, Michal Brzezinski
, Rodney Dickson, Stephanie Dodes, 
Tony Hultqvist & Max Valentin, Manik, Bruno Muzzolini, 
Iris Piers
, Iva Rad
, Maria João Salema, 

Evelin Stermitz
, Tim White‐Sobieski
, and Sebastian Ziegler.

The impact of the former division of Central and Eastern Europe on the balance
of societies, in this video program, is reconsidered as a metaphor for
dichotomies, separations and alienations which can be found in palpable and
impalpable forms in our lives throughout the globe.

PAM invited as Affiliate to YouTube Play. A Biennial of Creative Video


PAM is humbled and honored to announce that the Perpetual Art Machine community has been invited by the Guggenheim Museum to be an Affiliate to the upcoming,

YouTube Play. A Biennial of Creative Video

We strongly encourage all artists to participate in this exciting and historic open event.


July 31, 2010

YouTube Play. A Biennial of Creative Video aims to discover and showcase the most exceptional talent working in the ever-expanding realm of online video. Developed by YouTube and the Guggenheim Museum in collaboration with HP, YouTube Play hopes to attract innovative, original, and surprising videos from around the world, regardless of genre, technique, background, or budget. This global online initiative is not a search for what’s “now,” but a search for what’s next.

Visit Perpetual Art Machine to learn more.

Hanah Mishin and Lee Wells @ Smile Gallery Brooklyn


We live in this special and strange time, we are fluent with technology and demand efficiency and lightning speed communication, yet we are appreciating more and more the attention to hand-crafted detail and the time of labor intensive work not seen on such a scale for decades.. This can be seen at every turn in this neighborhood from handcrafted jewelry to chocolate bars. Through this resurgence, we are simultaneously breaking out the shackles of corporations and industries keeping us physically and mentally unhealthy. The market collapse has enabled us to see clearly the failing systems and demand change. How can we take our efficiency in the proliferation of information and communication and apply this to the next level of development through societal improvements? Art and Science are on the forefront of the change to our society we so drastically need. Creativity and scientific development are the driving force of many new technologies that will drastically improve our way of life and reduce the burden we impose on the Earth. It is through this crucial marriage of art and science that we can begin to usher in a new way of life.

Image - Lee Wells, Untitled #10, Study for an Epic Battle, 2009

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