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AFC’s Guide to (e)merge: A Fair with a Local Focus

by Paddy Johnson Whitney Kimball and Gabriela Vainsencher on October 2, 2013
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Not being a part of the Federal Government, the (e)merge art fair’s schedule to open its third edition in Washington, DC tomorrow will remain unchanged. This is a positive occurrence for the Washington community, and at least according AFC’s Paddy Johnson, who visited the fair in 2011 and 2012, despite a few caveats, it’s worth a visit.

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Hey Grrrls: Come Check Out The Experimental Performance Festival “Emergency Glitter” [NSFW]

by Art Fag City on July 23, 2013
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We know what we’re doing this week. We’re stopping by this summer’s neo-feminist-queer-sex-positive-anti-institutional performance festival “Emergency Glitter,” which, among many others, features AFC’s own roommate Rebecca Patek.

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Lorna Mills Opens at Transfer Gallery Tomorrow Night!

by Paddy Johnson on June 13, 2013
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Clear your calendars for tomorrow night. International GIF artist and famed new media blogger Lorna Mills opens “The Axis of Something” at Transfer Gallery. You gotta be there.

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What People Will Be Talking About At Art Basel

by Paddy Johnson on June 6, 2013
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Move over Frieze talks. This year’s Art Basel in Switzerland Conversations and Salons looks pretty great. They’d better livestream this shit.

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Michael Mahalchick Will Be Stripping Today at NADA

by Whitney Kimball on May 10, 2013
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We’ve already got a big fat bonerang for Michael Mahalchick, creator of Official Art F City Judy Chicago Wiener. So imagine our joy when we heard that we’ll get to see even more of him today at NADA! This morning, we received a dispatch from our editor Paddy Johnson, with cryptic but very tantalizing details about some sort of stripper-themed performance that’s going down at 4:30pm, for one hour only.

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AFC Sneak Peek: “twohundredfiftysixcolors”

by Corinna Kirsch on April 8, 2013
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The first full-length film about GIFs made up of GIFs premieres next week. The film isn’t available online just yet, but lucky for us—and you—AFC was given an exclusive preview, a section of “landscape” GIFs. It’s beautiful.

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Slideshow: “Stray Light Grey” at Marlborough Chelsea

by Anthony Espino and Corinna Kirsch on September 24, 2012
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“[Jonah Freeman & Justin Lowe] did this long before Breaking Bad was popular,” a Marlborough staff told an eager gallery goer who was busy eating up Stray Light Grey, the duo’s installation. The piece transforms the gallery space into a completely unrecognizable series of dust-covered rooms, like a paean to underground culture. I’ve never heard “artists did it before a TV show” as a selling point, but sometimes we take what we can get in the cultural relevancy department.

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BATTLE AUGUST at Postmasters Gallery

by Leighann Morris on August 7, 2012
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We’re excited about ARTyleria’s latest project: BATTLE AUGUST, at New York’s Postmasters Gallery. A curatorial venture by Paulina Bebecka and Robert von Leszczynski, BATTLE AUGUST showcases two battle-style performances that incorporate everything from image-rigged turntables, to dance battles supported by YAK films.

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Road Trip! AFC Goes to Philly

by Whitney Kimball on July 20, 2012
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Philadelphia has birthed a ton of emerging galleries in over the past couple of years, so of course, it was time to pay them a visit.

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