You’ve seen the pictures. You’ve read the tweets. New York City looks like a post-apocalyptic wasteland along its waterfront. Among the many things New York City needs right now, clean up is one of them. The art world is rallying, too.
“What makes us decide what has worth and what doesn’t?” asked a painting in a stairwell in the Brooklyn Navy Yard this weekend. There are, actually, many answers to that question. Good art selects one image or a set of images, to the exclusion of infinite alternatives, in order to express a specific thing; failing to do this summed up what was wrong with most of what I saw at GO.
Curators Leo Kuelbs and John Ensor Parker are looking for artists to submit work to “Codex Dynamic”, a video projection exhibition that will be presented under the Manhattan Bridge for this year’s DUMBO Arts Festival, September 28th-30th.