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“Rauschenberg Foundation: Bridging the Gap Between Art & Life”

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ARTnews recently profiled our partner for Marfa Dialogues/New York,the Rauschenberg Foundation, discussing its various philanthropic endeavors, notable programs, and the organization’s relationship to the life and goals of its founder: the late painter and activist, Robert Rauschenberg.

An excerpt:

“Marfa Dialogues/New York” is just one of an array of initiatives funded and supported by the Rauschenberg Foundation since… Read More >

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Tattfoo Tan’s New “Colorful and Healthy” Project

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Marfa Dialogues/New York alum, Tattfoo Tan, recently unveiled his newest project, Nature Matching System at Seymour Dual Language Academy in Syracuse, New York. As described by the artist: “The Nature Matching System is a color chart… used to remind us to consume our recommended daily dose of fruits and vegetables.”

The project, which is composed of a “curriculum” booklet… Read More >

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CaLL/WALKS for Jane’s Walk Present: “Ludogeography”

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On Saturday, May 3rd Marfa Dialogues/NY participant, Mary Miss and game designer Josh Debonis will offer an “exploration” of Madison Square Park and the surrounding neighborhood using methods influenced by the Situationist’s Dérive. Using the term, Ludogeography (which means “to let play influence movement through an urban space”), Mary Miss and DeBonis lead participants through:

an experimental game of chance… Read More >

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Alex Travers calls David Brooks’ Gap Ecology an “extraordinary gesture”

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An excerpt from “Bridging the Gap,” by Alex Travers in Quest Magazine

“Gap Ecology (Three Still Lives with Cherry Pickers and Palms),” Socrates Sculpture Park’s current installation by artist David Brooks, is composed of three 60-foot boom lifts filled with plants….

The artist’s extraordinary gesture was inspired by the light gaps—exposed areas formed by falling trees that allow new species… Read More >

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David Brooks Discusses “Gap Ecology” at Socrates

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by David Brooks, an artist commissioned by Socrates Sculpture Park as part of Marfa Dialogues/NY

When considering a sculptural intervention to take place in NYC, that would act both as a symbolic gesture as well as a discursive device furthering a conversation around climate change, I naturally thought of the Amazon!

In the Amazonian forest, the onslaught of rainy season… Read More >

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Quiet Earth Invite + RRF Project Space Schedule

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Next week on Tuesday October 15th from 6-8pm, Ballroom Marfa opens Quiet Earth at the RRF Project Space at 455 West 19th St.

Gallery Aferro’s GhostFood will be parked outside the opening.

Additional partner programs at the RRF Project Space at 455 West 19th St include:

Triple CanopySpeculations (The Climate) October 26, 3pm

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IMC Lab + Gallery Announces “Climate Art: New Ways of Seeing Data”

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: New York, New York – September 23rd 2013 – The IMC Lab + Gallery is pleased to present “Climate Art: New Ways of Seeing Data”, a show on the perspectives of data, climate, and art curated by Isabel Walcott Draves, Founder of LISA (Leaders in Software and Art).

This data visualization exhibit is part of the Marfa Dialogues/NY,… Read More >

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