baaaahwhoAAAAAhaaaay!

hang in there installs this week!

opens on friday!

s.o.s. we need projectors!

jasonlazarus.photo@gmail.com

a little new press:

the excitement is building, the essays are simmering, the zine is in a hundred parts, and the art is mostly in chicago…

beautiful labor pains!

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jon rafman is in HANG IN THERE

still from Tokyo Color Drifter, 2011 by Jon Rafman

more on rafman here and his website here

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essays gettin’ done, apologies offered/accepted, excitement building

from jason:

wowie zowie first reading done and i want to reread a number of more times in different gardens and cliff tops and french style cafes all over the world!!!

responding to nick submitting his essay for the show:

On Sat, Jun 4, 2011 at 1:32 PM, nicholas wylie <nick@acreresidency.org> wrote:

I’m really sorry about the tardiness of this. I had a big trip to the farm that took up all my time the past couple days, and have been doing visiting artists stuff and wait list management, but most of these have served as procrastinations from this paper, which has racked me with my typical feelings of inadequacy harder-core than usual. This was a doozy, I can tell you.

I can’t believe it, but I think this draft is one I’m OK with letting you and the world see.
Cringe, soo sorry, have to get to work on the work for the show now.
I’ll turn my phone on in a bit, I’m sorry that my panic mode entails ignoring my motivators when they call. It did help.
I will look at your paper, and would love to read Corrina’s draft too, but have spent all free time on this and have to do things like bathe and eat, and say hi to todd first which I haven’t done in a long time.
Please tell me what you think. Ack!
loooove you, special you-message at the end, if you get to it.
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learning to ride a bike

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Jan Tichy Awarded Nathan Gottesdiener Prize 2010!

The Nathan Gottesdiener Foundation Israeli Art Prize 2010 has been awarded to Jan Tichy. The prize has been awarded annually since 1995 to an Israeli artist under the age of 40.

Members of the jury committee for the 2010 prize are: Prof. Mordechai Omer, Director and Chief Curator, The Tel Aviv Museum of Art; Prof. David Neuman, Founding Director, Magasin 3 Stockholm Konsthall; Daniella Luxembourg; Ellen Ginton, Curator, Israeli Art, The Tel Aviv Museum of Art; and Nathan Gottesdiener.

The judge for this year’s prize is Suzanne Landau, Yulla and Jacques Lipchitz Chief Curator of the Arts, The Landeau Family Curator of Contemporary Art, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem.

FULL ARTICLE -> HERE

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Your To-Do List

Artists, here are some details for the upcoming Hang in There exhibition:

  1. The show opens on June 17, and stays open through July 2, 2011.
  2. Install can begin as early as June 5. You can either: drop your piece off (available drop-off times to come), ship it to us (Jason Lazarus c/o Deitch Pharmacy, 1800 w Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60622), or schedule a pick-up time (Curatorial Asst. Alex Schmidt will come + get it.)
  3. If you want to be considered for the zine-catalogue, submit your material by May 23.
  4. Please send information on your piece to Corinna Kirsch (corinna.kirsch@gmail.com) ASAP so she can start thinking/writing about your work for her essay. The more you can give her the better, even if it’s preliminary, you should all start a dialogue with her
  5. Is your work for sale?  - Co-Prosperity will take 35%.
  6. Do you have any computer/av requirements? *We need to know these ASAP, thanks!*
  7. Are you coming to town? Do you need a place to stay? We may have a few options let us know also asap
  8. Last, if you are contributing to the zine-catalogue, let us know if you prefer to have 1 or 2 pages asap as well
We are also doing a fundraiser for shipping/zine-catalogue expenses at Maria’s in Bridgeport sometime between June 7, 8, or 9, waiting to get a confirmation.  Alex Schmidt and I will be DJing and dancing will be rampant.
Cheers, Jason and Alexandra
PS: We’ve already started receiving artworks! Keep it coming!
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