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Weekend Jams: Footage Island

by Corinna Kirsch on April 19, 2014
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In our new weekend series, we take a look at the best vids we found on the net over the past week.

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MOCAtv to Debut Sketch-Comedy and Art Show, Starring Fred Armisen and Jack Black

by Corinna Kirsch on December 11, 2013
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Alert: Fred Armisen of Portlandia and Saturday Night Live fame is going to make more art jokes!

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MOCAtv Presents Techno Mystic

by Corinna Kirsch on November 14, 2012
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A little curation on YouTube can go a long way. On its own, YouTube contains a vast treasure trove of videos (a blessing), but navigating all those choices can be overwhelming (a curse). Despite a few lemons, Techno Mystic drives home the point that artists using technology see it as an uplifting source.

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Pharrell Williams’ ARTST TLK Will Debut on YouTube

by Corinna Kirsch on October 8, 2012
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Gallery Girls has ended, leaving us with a chunk of free time. Thanks to YouTube, we might have a new time-waster: Pharrell Williams’ ARTST TLK. Yes, that Pharrell Williams. The hip-hop Renaissance man—and artist in his own right—has launched an all-art talk show on Reserve Channel, one of the latest YouTube-spawned corporate channels.

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Blast from the Past: Smith and Wegman’s The World of Photography

by Paddy Johnson on August 17, 2012
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If you haven’t seen Michael Smith and William Wegman’s The World of Photography (1986), set aside 25 minutes to do so. The film serves students and comedians alike; Wegman plays a seasoned photographer willing to teach Smith, an eager but dimwitted student who maintains the baseless belief that he has a knack for photography. Weirdness ensues. Smith obsesses over sandwiches. Seemingly everything reminds Wegman of his dog. Oddly enough, the whole film is a little like watching Twin Peaks’ Detective Cooper man a photo studio, which is pretty great.

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Twitter Debate About ArtPrize, Now a YouTube Series

by Paddy Johnson on January 30, 2012
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Back in early January, Carolina Miranda, John Powers and I had a twitter debate over the merits of ArtPrize, the self-proclaimed grand experiment in Grand Rapids, MI, which awards hundreds of thousands of dollars, based mostly on popular vote. Carolina was suspicious, John thought ArtPrize could do artists better, and I decided the event was great. Hoping to hash this issues out a little a more in person, John Powers and I spent close to two hours with ArtPrize’s Kevin Buist, discussing its various merits and detractors. The result: 18 sequential YouTube videos documenting our conversation, idea by idea.

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Early Webcam Project by Petra Cortright Censored on Youtube

by Paddy Johnson on December 15, 2011
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Artist Petra Cortright has had one of her early webcam videos pulled from youtube because she tagged the piece with key words such as tits and vagina. Rhizome reports they’ve snagged in their archive; good preservation news for the art folk. They’ve even gone so far as to replicate all the original tags, so props to them for due diligence.

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YouTube – Famed Grafitti Artist — Major Secret Revealed

by Paddy Johnson on June 15, 2011

YouTube – Famed Grafitti Artist — Major Secret Revealed – Shepard Fairy gets mad when his wife tells the truth, thereby pricking a hole in his non-existent cred. Via: Hyperallergic.

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World Series of ‘Tubing!

by Paddy Johnson on April 26, 2011

World Series of ‘Tubing! – May 7th people. Do not miss this!

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