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The Birth of Public Speaking
The Super Coda and Jason Anthony Harris team up to present a night of decadence, delirium, featuring artists from DC, also to celebrate Jason’s birthday! Performances by Public Speaking, Valerie Kuehne, Jon Mizrachi, Dead Beat Dad, Blue Sausage Infant (DC), Pilesar (DC).
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Artist and curator, Charles Wilkin took the time to chat with The 22 about the upcoming collage show All That Remains presented by Ugly Art Room at Picture Farm in Brooklyn. Resourcing from a VAST pool of collage artists, the show is dynamic, bold and most of all, really fun. The show opens Oct 21st, with an reception from 7-9pm at Picture Farm (338 Wythe Ave.)
The 22 Magazine: You happen to be a collage artist yourself, correct? Tell me what it is that first got you hooked on collage and what you love about it?
Charles Wilkin: Yes I’m a collage artist. It’s funny because I sort of fell into collage by accident in college. I was late for a drawing class and forgot to bring my pencils and paper. I ran across the hall with nothing more than a stack of photos I’d just printed from my photo class. Instead of smacking my hand with a ruler for being unprepared my instructor said ” well use those photos”. Clearly she saw something in what I had done that day and encouraged me to make more collages. I guess what I love about collage is it’s immediacy and the happy little accidents that happen along the way. I love not knowing where I’m going until I get there and with collage I can sort of get lost in the moment. I think that’s what I really love about it most, for me it’s very freeing.
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It’s finally here! April Gertler was SO kind to do this interview during a trip over from Berlin promoting her project PICTURE BERLIN. Even in the midst of a terrible cold she spoke eloquently and with the kind of grace that is evident in all of her work. Like her pieces, April herself is subtle and wonderfully complex at the same time. Her collages speak to her background in social science, and often include witty or poignant references to collective and personal histories.
Special thanks to Robert O’Haire of Straw2Gold and Jeff Burns.
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PICTURE BERLIN, founded in 2009, is a hybrid residency/art academy. The program is designed for emerging artists working and using the medium of photography. This past summer marked our first Summer Session, which was extremely successful – with artists representing 8 countries, putting together 2 exhibitions and creating new bodies of work that far exceeded each artist’s expectations. Ultimately PICTURE BERLIN did what any residency should do – it pulled out the best in each artist.