Saturday 27 February 2016

Reading List, 27 February 2016

An analysis of MOMA's catalogue records, looking at 'years' information: the artist's age when a work was created, the lag between the date of creation and date of acquisition, etc. As with with most of these visualisations, better as a place to start asking questions than finish asking them.

On the language of start-up culture (and looking for a better language, and culture).

Because most of my free time over the past week has gone into starting this: a timeline of the feminist art movement in New Zealand.
a darkened auditorium with 264 silent people in the seats. on the stage, me, sitting on a stool, lit by a spotlight, the only light in the theatre. i hold up a photo of my cat, 10 people applaud, two or three hold up photocopies of the same photo, the rest do nothing, watching, waiting.
I just don't get tumblr, but this is a fascinating history-slash-analysis: The Secret Lives of Tumblr Teens.

This is a really great interview with Enjoy Public Art Gallery director Emma Ng on #500words.

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