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“XFR STN” at The New Museum: Liberate Obsolete Formats With Digital Technology

by Ian Marshall on July 2, 2013
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Got some old video you want digitized? The New Museum’s got you covered. XFR STN (pronounced “transfer station”), a new initiative in collaboration with their digital media affiliate Rhizome, offers video artists the opportunity to digitize their original works. Pieces long trapped in VHS tapes or other obsolete formats like U-matic or audio tapes will forever be free! Every digitized work from XFR STN will be made available immediately after transfer for free, public download in multiple formats on archive.org.

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Matthew Barney Seeks Extras For New Film

by Corinna Kirsch on June 26, 2013
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Opportunities never cease. Artist Matthew Barney is seeking volunteers ready to work a 12-hour day at the Brooklyn Navy Yards this Saturday for his latest film RIVER OF FUNDAMENT, a collaboration with composer Jonathan Bepler.

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The Bargain Hunter Paradise at a Closing Art Store

by Ian Marshall on June 25, 2013
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Good fortune has fallen upon New York based artists looking for deals on art supplies. The Pratt Art Store (located at the corner of Myrtle and Emerson) will continue its outrageous liquidation sale, offering up art supplies at 80% off (!). Closing this Friday, June 28th (a full two days earlier than originally announced), a lot of the higher-end items have already been snatched up by more frugal shoppers, so don’t come looking bargain deals on Belgian linen or stretcher bars. Do come looking for paper, frames, and spray paint. Also, brown tempera paint, styrofoam balls, and a rainbow assortment of yarn. We took pictures of everything notable still in stock, so you know what you’ll be getting into at Pratt.

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Warhol-themed Perrier Bottles Are On The Way

by Ian Marshall and Clara Olshansky on June 17, 2013
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Reach for an Andy Warhol-themed bottle of Perrier this summer? Warhol will be featured in a limited-edition series of Perrier bottles to be released June 24th.

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This Is What Happens When You Try to See The Rain Room

by Whitney Kimball on June 14, 2013
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Rain Room is the latest in museum crazes, an installation where motion sensors make it possible for you to walk through a steady downpour without getting wet. It’s widely agreed upon that Rain Room is nothing short of a miracle.

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Marina Abramovic To Teach, Harness, Following

by Whitney Kimball on June 4, 2013
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Any close read of Marina Abramovic’s work should make this pretty obvious, but it’s official: she’s building a station from which to mobilize.

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Call for Submissions: Write for AFC!

by The AFC Staff on January 25, 2013
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Can’t sleep at night for all the burning ideas you have about art? Time to write a few of those words down.

Art Fag City is now accepting pitches in two areas: Art outside New York and Net art.

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Art Fag City Seeks Editorial Fellow

by Art Fag City on January 16, 2013
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Art Fag City invites you to apply to its Editorial Fellowship program. What is it? A fancy title for unpaid internship. It’s also…

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BHQF University Is Back in Session, Life Skills Offered

by Whitney Kimball on January 8, 2013
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“You Watching Me Googling You” is a course where students watch Jonah Emerson Bell google them until they talk about surveillance. It’s free!

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