Monday, December 29, 2008


Me and Dain sitting right now at the BMW dealer in North Dallas. Dain took a nap.

Kari Altmann and Rafael Rozendaal

"SPLASH 02," by Kari Altmann, 2007

"If you sneeze on your screen you see the different rgb parts of colors: the drops make you look behind the screen."

Rafael Rozendaal interviewed by Miltos Manetas for Purple Magazine, 2003 link

Thanks Dain for suggesting this post :-)

Saturday, December 27, 2008

Texas Road Trip: Space X

Dain and I visited the Falcon rocket test site in Texas today. It reminds me of Rocket Town.

Rocket Town

Space X

Sunday, December 21, 2008

Dain Oh in NYC

Dain Oh will a part of the Chicago Video show being put on by Monkey Town, curated by Emily Schroeder.

A one night screening of young and emerging Chicago based video artists.
Monkeytown, Brooklyn NY

Jesse Avina / Marco Kane Braunschweiler / Diego Leclery / Jesse McLean / Dain Oh / Greg
Stimac / Martine Syms

Thursday, January 8, 2009
8:00pm - 10:00pm
58 N 3rd St (btw. Kent & Wythe)
Brooklyn, NY

Tuesday, December 16, 2008

Indoorsmen Video Club

A few of friends and I have started to post on this blog because we are always sitting around watching strange videos. We will see how long it lasts.

Saturday, December 13, 2008


Custom Yard Sign, by Petra Cortright, 2008

I kind of want to get one now that I have a yard to put it in.
(also I added the grass :-)

edit: And/ Or Gallery is having a show with petra cortright's work tonight in Dallas (w/ Peter Barrickman). I can't make it because I promissed a friend I would hangout tonight... maybe next time :-P
press release

Wednesday, December 10, 2008

WoC Images pt. 2

by Tom Moody

by Guthrie Lonergan

by Petra Cortright

lol.. cats

a box!

WoC Images pt. 1

Dain Oh

by Jon Satrom

by Oliver Laric

by Olia Lialina + Dragan Espenschied

by Jon Satrom
(my personal favorite of the show)

Monday, December 08, 2008

Sunday, November 30, 2008

The Web of Cokaygne; Candle and Bell

The Web of Cokaygne; Candle and Bell is a show that Dain is making at The Nightingale in Chicago next week on the 7th.

It is a three part show that examines the placement of animated gifs within the history of the moving image. The first section is an open DIY digital art exhibition initiated by Jon Satrom. Second is a screening of Oliver Laric. The last section is a selection of gifs by artists including: Tom Moody, Olia Lialina, Paul Slocum, Petra Cortright, Jon Satrom & Guthrie Lonergan.

Curated by Dain Oh

Some pictures from the BoxxShow

Poem flags by Wendy Spacek and Dain Oh's box with the sitting area.

Chris Collin's Cube with Ilia Ovechkin's One Pixel Self-Portrait

more images later

Thursday, November 20, 2008

Fwd: B.A.D

maps, B.A.D. blog

There are some other events going on in Bridgeport at the same time of the opening at Normal Projects. At Normal Projects, we are showing Hisham Bharoocha and Conrad Ventur in the main space and Angel Otero on the Fridge.

Also the BoxxShow will be happening Saturday.

Stop by :-)

Thursday, November 13, 2008

Fwd: Meet Waradise

MW: a temporary venue for things to happen.
17 Orchard Street @ Canal
New York, NY

I am not sure what the show is, but it involves Karen Archey, the same person who brought you Section de Miroirs, so I assume that it will be worth showing up to.

Fwd: Eddo Stern talk @ Columbia Chicago

Eddo Stern speaks tonite @ Columbia in their Ferguson
>Auditorium in 600 . Michigan Ave. Building @ 5:00:00 PM. see you there


Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Boxes Boxes Boxes

BoxxShow is an exhibition that Dain and I are curating for the Happy Collaborationist Exhibition Space. It is based on her blog about boxes.
It will be one night only, part of their show-a-month project.
Featuring: Dain Oh, Chris Collins, Wendy Spacek & Ilia Ovechkin.
Additional decoration provided by Hadley Vogel, Dain Oh and Nate Hitchcock

Caturday, November 22nd
7:00PM - 11:00PM
1254 N. Noble, First Floor
Happy Collaborationists' Exhibition Space

Thursday, November 06, 2008

Carson Fisk-Vittori

via: Carson's flickr stream

Carson is part of real normal blog based here in Chicago.

Wednesday, November 05, 2008

Fwd: normal projects : opening nov 21 6-9p

Leftover Princess, 9 x 11.5 in. [ovoid], oil on canvas, 2008. Angel Otero.

The second exhibition at Normal Projects and Fridge is coming up this Friday.
Hisham Akira Bharoocha and Conrad Ventur will be showing in the main space, and Angel Otero will be showing on the Fridge.

Normal Projects exhibits work on paper and video by emerging and established contemporary artists. This exhibition will be on view from November 7th - December 20th, 2008. There will be a reception from 6-9p on November 21st in association with Bridgeport Art District. For more information, please email Emily Schroeder at or ring 917 312-8889.

Read the press release here.

Tuesday, November 04, 2008

Chicago on election day

Color bars seen from the studio lounge on the 17th floor, across from the museum.

A few floors down where Dain works.