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IMG MGMT

[IMG MGMT] L.M. vs. Leni R.

by Lorna Mills on September 22, 2010
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[Editor’s Note: IMG MGMT is a is an annual image-based artist essay series. Today’s invited artist, Lorna Mills has actively exhibited her work in both solo and group exhibitions since the early 1990’s. Her practice has included obsessive Ilfochrome printing, obsessive painting, obsessive super 8 film,  obsessive digital video animations incorporated into restrained installation work and currently […]

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[IMG MGMT] Squiggles, Trees, Ribbons and Spirals: My Collection of Women’s Health, Beauty and Support Group Logos as the Stages of Life in Semi-Particular Order

by Shana Moulton on September 21, 2010
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Editors’ Note: IMG MGMT is a series of image based essays produced by artists. This week’s invited artist is Shana Moulton. Born in Oakhurst, CA, Moultan is a Brooklyn-based video and performance artist. She studied at UC Berkeley, Carnegie Mellon, and De Ateliers in Amsterdam. Moutlon has performed at The Kitchen, Performa 09, and Electronic […]

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[IMG MGMT] Molla Nasreddin: The Magazine That Would’ve, Could’ve, Should’ve

by Slavs and Tatars on September 15, 2010
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We first came across the Azeri periodical Molla Nasreddin on a winter day in a second-hand bookstore near Maiden Tower in Baku, Azerbaijan. It was bibliophilia at first sight. Its size and weight, not to mention the print quality and bright colors, stood out suspiciously amongst the meeker and dusty variations of Soviet-style works in old man Elman's place. We stared at Molla Nasreddin and it, like an improbable beauty, winked back.

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[IMG MGMT] A Tour of the Monuments of Ridgewood, Queens

by Jennifer Sullivan on September 13, 2010
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This February, Jennifer Sullivan moved to Ridgewood, Queens, the second to last stop on the M train. Seven months later it's still strange territory to her, but she’s growing to like it. She considers herself to be a self-appointed artist in residence and volunteer ambassador. This photo essay of Ridgewood monuments document the details of her neighborhood and within it, the objects of her attention.

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[IMG MGMT] What Relational Aesthetics Can Learn From 4Chan

by Brad Troemel on September 9, 2010
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Is it still necessary to define art by intent and context? The gallery world would have us believe this to be the case, but the internet tells a more mutable story. Contrary to the long held belief that art needs intent and context, I suggest that if we look outside of galleries, we'll find the actions, events and people that create contemporary art with or without the art world's label.

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[IMG MGMT] My Life and Synchronicity With The Wu Tang (Symbol)

by Peter Sutherland on September 7, 2010
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Maybe everyone has a set of memories that repeatedly comes to mind. At least once a day I think of the Wu Tang logo, usually in its original color (yellow). And I’ve always enjoyed the concept of the Clan–there are many members adding to the group's core, each bring something unique. Having been personally affected by a series of Wu related experiences over the years; I've come to wonder what their effect might be. For this reason, I've created an account of those occurrences mostly without attempting to locate significance within individual events. My hope, is that,these memories and experiences will impart the power of the WU.

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IMG MGMT Begins Today!

by Paddy Johnson on September 7, 2010
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Good news. AFC’s well known image-based essay series IMG MGMT begins today. For this series curatorial fellow Dave Harper and I invited over ten artists to put together image based essays for the blog. Amongst this years participants are Paul B. Davis, Deborah Kass, Josh Kline, Lorna Mills, Shana Moulton, Sara Greenberger Rafferty, Sean Raspet, Jennifer Sullivan, Peter Sutherland, Slavs and […]

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IMG MGMT Teen Image Comments Reopened

by Art Fag City on October 28, 2009

The comments on the Seth Price IMG MGMT essay Teen Image have been reopened. Please be civil.

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IMG MGMT: Teen Image

by Seth Price on October 22, 2009

[Editor’s note: IMG MGMT is an annual image-based artist essay series. Today’s invited artist, Seth Price presents an essay challenging the traditional photo essay format. Born in 1973, the artist has widely exhibited internationally at Capitain Petzel Berlin, the Kunsthalle Zurich, Institute of Contemporary Arts London, Friedrich Petzel New York, Reena Spaulings Fine Art, and […]

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IMG MGMT: Hubris/Nemesis/Whatever

by AIDS 3D on September 16, 2009

[Editors note: IMG MGMT is an annual image-based artist essay series. Today’s invited artists are AIDS 3D, collectively Daniel Keller and Nik Kosmas. Born in 1986, the artists have exhibited at The New Museum, PPOW and The X Initiative. Upcoming projects include curating the AFK Sculpture Park (Away From Keyboard), a park which will be […]

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