It was interesting to learn about the participatory project that Manabe developed for the Japanese pop band Perfume. The global scope of this project and as well the difficulty of the challenge reveals that participatory culture can also thrive as when the barriers of entry are high.
The first volume of works from the 32 Cents Postcard Art Collective is online now. I enjoyed very much working on my piece (shown above) and was happy to get a a unique postcard in my mailbox. Although I consider myself a passionate of analogue mail and have enjoyed exchanging flying letters for a [...]
Every year during the East Austin Studio Tour (E.A.S.T) local artists open their work spaces to the public and organize exhibitions, performances, pop-up shows, and informal parties. For a couple of days the Austin art world, official and underground, become very vibrant and busy. A quick look at the map of E.A.S.T. 2012 could [...]
This is a project I have been working on for a couple of years, very informally, and without any pressure and consistence. Let’s say, it was more like an initial idea, a possibility for a creative and collaborative piece.
The sign men dance project invites ordinary people with cameras (in any resolution and in any [...]
Waiting in lines is one of the cultural practices of the attendees to the SXSW festival. Tonight we did again a very long line around the Ritz Theater in oder to enter the screening of a movie and we couldn’t get in. Yesterday we had the same result. We keep missing the opportunity of watching [...]
I just returned from a wonderful time in New Orleans where I spent few days and nights taking part of the carnival celebrations. I joined Team Yes, a group of friends who have been participating in the Mardi Gras festivities regularly during the last 4 years. Our headquarters were located in the Uptown in a [...]