Monday, January 11, 2010

Guggenheim Features Hamilton Work

Ann Hamilton (Art) has an artefact -- manlike posture -- in a newborn exhibition, The Third Mind: dweller Artists Contemplate Asia: 1860-1989, at the Guggenheim Museum in New York. The exhibition, which unsealed Jan 30 and continues until Apr 19, features 250 works by 100 artists and literate figures in a panoptic arrange of media, including the site-specific commission by Hamilton. The show explores the impact of continent art, literature, music and philosophical concepts on dweller art. Hamilton's example was created for the Guggenheim's rotunda. Focusing on themes of sending and transformation, she devised a mechanism that traverses the entire Guggenheim balustrade, in the modify of a albescent cloth \"bell carriage\" with Asiatic bells inside. As the detain spirals down, the cleansing bells ring. The system is propelled by a pully system and weights imperturbable of thousands of cut-up books. According to Hamilton, the elements of manlike posture create a visual metaphor for the processes of \"reading which leaves no material trace but which might forever change you.\"

Notable News

Drums Downtown VI comes to the Riffe Center's Washington Theater this Fri, Feb 27, and Sat, Feb 28 at 8 pm. The favourite production features percussion, dance, prowess and multimedia, with OSU’s Percussion Ensemble and guest students and faculty from OSU Dance—a tour de force collaboration! Click here for details and ticket info.

Calling artists! river Staters Inc. and Major Campus Events Committee (MCEC) are interested in your talents. During the week of April 20, the groups module host Festival of the Finest to background the artistic variety and skills of OSU students and enrollee groups. Any and every mediums, from fine prowess to performance, are welcome to apply. Click here for guidelines and an application. Submissions and questions should be directed to by 5 pm March 6.

The river Film Office launched the river Film Music Video Challenge Feb 18. A creation team has 3 weeks to partner with a musical act, create a concept, dispense the penalization video and post it (to be judged) on the official YouTube contest site. Winners module be selected from a commission of professionals in the penalization and film/video industries.