Archive for the ‘Arts-meta’ Category

December 6th, 2011

Teaching Artistry

OK. Here it is: the final word on Teaching Artists courtesy of Etan Marciano, writer, educator and all around great guy. Be sure to check out Etan’s upcoming site The Hyp Replacement. And now for Etan’s riveting prose…   The Artist’s in-Progress Approach to Teaching Art, a Multifaceted Engagement Prologue: It seems, unless you’re a […]

October 4th, 2010

UNWANTED

Major Douchbag: Friederich Nietzsche

August 7th, 2010

Lady Gaga vs Anthony

Today I was watching a performance that has nothing to do with the two people above, but made me go into a mental diatribe that pit the two against each other. The show was this one, and I am not going to go into it–I think the NY Times did a good enough job …

May 14th, 2010

ai weiwei on social media

This is a panel where one of my favorite artists, Ai WeiWei, participated along with Twitter’s founder. I never thought I’d come to respect or be interested in anything that had to do with Twitter. I have to say it’s great to be proven wrong every now and then..!

April 28th, 2010

Just for you Nimet

OK, so recently I was at a meeting with some colleagues and during a break one of the educators said to the other “I like the work you are doing with your class, but you should have them paint other things, not bamboos and flowers, but something more like ‘hair driers.’ That would be interesting” […]

February 20th, 2010

My Daily Commute

OK, so I can either take the bus and walk through the park… Corona Park February 2010, Taken with an iPhone or take the train (and walk through the park, hee hee). Willets Point Subway Station, February 2010. Taken with an iPhone Either way I feel like the luckiest bastard I know!

February 10th, 2010

Snow Day!

Statue covered in snow

January 5th, 2010

Doga Için Çal

Doga icin cal ! / Divane Asik Gibi My friend Nimet shared this video with me. I’ve always been a fan of Turkish music and this song is amazing. Each singer comes from a different region in Turkey (i.e. Anatolia, Istanbul, Sinop, etc.). Each region of Turkey has a very distinct style and may be […]