Friday, August 13, 2010

The Wassaic Project


From their website:

Mission:
The Wassaic Project is an artist-run sustainable, multidisciplinary arts organization that focuses on community engagement and facilitates artists and participants to exhibit, discuss, and connect with art, each other, our unique site, and the surrounding community.

The Festival:
The Wassaic Project Summer Festival is a FREE, annual, multi-disciplinary celebration of art, music, and community in the hamlet of Wassaic, NY. 2010 will feature over 100 artists, 25 bands, poetry readings, dance performances, film screenings, and much more. August 13th – 15th, 2010. Art Reception in Maxon Mills, Saturday 5pm-7pm.

check out the line up here

Sunday, August 1, 2010

Adam Elliot: Master of Clay Story Telling



Adam Elliot, Australian creator of claymations: "Mary and Max" and "Harvey Krumpet" talks in a brief tell-all about the vastly changing world of cinema and claymation's role in it all.

If his films have not been on your netflix queue, than this matter should be rectified asap. These aren't children's films and they certainly are not feel good Pixar films either. You won't find jovial green ogres or talking donkeys, but rather mental disorders and unfortunate relationships told in a dark elegant humor.



"Harvey Krumpet was an amalgamation of about 8 people...I'm not very good at sitting behind a computer making up things out of thin air, so look out you could be next!"- Elliot

Friday, January 15, 2010

Ricky Swallow

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Tusk
Bronze w/white patina, Brass fixtures, 2007

Ricky Swallow