Interactive art

Ganked from deri­gueur : Soy tu aire. Spanish inter­active art, requires Flash 10. Utterly beau­tiful. It’s funny, I remember sit­ting at a press con­fer­ence many years ago and having some Adobe guru demon­strate for us the various things they were...

Naked tweens not inherently sexual: Censors

And in shock news, the Aus­tralian cen­sor­ship office has made a logical decision, announ­cing that the con­tro­ver­sial Bill Henson photos of a 12-year-old naked girl rate a PG and should not be banned. Could this mean that any pedo­philic thoughts...

Politics, art and liberty

The last days in New York were over­cast then rainy, but we walked the Brooklyn Bridge and I spent a bunch of time in MOMA and the Met. I didn’t make it to the Gug­gen­heim because it was closed on Thursday when I tried. Still, the Georgia...

Electundra and purpose

Today’s musical styles couldn’t have con­trasted more. The after­noon was upbeat reggae and African rhythms in one room, West Papuan and pacific in another and smells of cooking wafting through. This evening was ser­ious young men (and they were all men), black-rimmed...

Things I would like to go do/see in the near future: The Unquiet World exhib­i­tion @ ACCA (free), on now. Some of the Gypsy films at ACMI (films $13/$10, season passes $60/$48), starts Thursday. The opening of James Geurts’s exhib­i­tion Tidemark at the...