Posts Tagged ‘Queens’

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 […]

November 14th, 2011

Jia-Jen Lin on Taiwanese Public Network

July 31st, 2011

Yali Romagoza

I haven’t posted in a while because it’s been crazy at the museum, and I’m also getting ready to go on residence. But I just wanted to comment on this work that someone showed me today. And of course this artist is in Queens! 😉 It’s a great take on function and everyday objects (in […]

September 25th, 2010

Gogol Bordello-Immigraniada

This needs no introduction…

September 11th, 2010

Eid, Jackson Heights Station, 9:00 P.M.

Station Platform

If you are a Teabagger, and you think Muslims are not a part of this country, then your head is in the sand. This is what the busiest station in Queens looks like on a Friday night when Muslims are on holiday. Granted, this year Rosh Hashanah fell on the same day as Eid, but […]

September 3rd, 2010

OK people, I don’t think it’s supposed to have a plot!

WARNING: Watching this movie may cause your testicles to grow by 2 cm … unless you live in Arizona, in which case they might shrink by 3 cm. So right off the bat, if you are a movie reviewer and you sat there trying to deconstruct this movie and weigh it against other films, you […]

July 6th, 2010

let’s settle this now…

Aztec Ball Court

The original game of hoops The British need to stop saying they invented football. It is simply NOT TRUE. Football (just like basketball, volleyball and many other sports) depends a ball that can bounce. This concept was COMPLETELY UNKNOWN in Europe because they didn’t have rubber, an American product. The first time Europeans saw a […]

June 13th, 2010

Another day in Elmhurst

Three days ago I found a No Parking notice on our building due to a “religious procession on Saturday.” The religious procession turned out to be a celebration of Ashtapad Pratishtha Mahotsav by a Jain Temple I have next door–The Jain Center of America. The celebration was very festive, and everybody was “charmingly comparisoned!”