Anastasia Davydova interviews John Michael Boling CULTURESPORT is a lot of things: an animated series, creative studio and meta-brand created entirely in the open-source 3D software Blender by veteran Net artist John Michael Boling – former Associate Director of Rhizome, co-founder of NASTY NETS internet surfing club, and co-founder of Are.na, a platform for creative research. I started to hear a lot about JMB from Asher Penn, who interviewed him for Sex Magazine… [read more »]
Off the Clock: Working with Flexible Labor, Social Networks and Everyday Life
Art in General
79 Walker Street, NYC, 10013
7:00pm Tuesday, October 11
How do recent lateral, collaborative projects, ranging from artist-run spaces to curatorial initiatives to knowledge communities, counter the information/service-based economy and its elements of fluid social networks, entrepreneurial spirit, flexible labor management and interactions with daily life? Or do these art projects and communities utilize these factors and build upon them — in turn aligning with this mode rather than producing a disarming critique?
Summer Guthery, The Chrysler Series
Rose Marcus, The Dependent Art Fair
Jackson Moore, The Public School New York
Lise Soskolne, W.A.G.E.
James Voorhies, Bureau for Open Culture
Check out the Labor Issue for more on this subject.