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[dnasab] - Extreme feats of the New York New Aesthetic (sic)

October 4th, 2012 • Paul H-O
DNASAB Colliding - Disney
[dNASAb] (above) "Screenscaping the Pixelsphere" Video Sculpture , 2012 (1) 19" LED screen, (3) 4" LCD screens, pigmented plastic prints, clear plastic, wire, glass, crystal, foam,aluminum, resin, mirrors, fiber optics, media player, L.E.D's, 1 of 1 1080p HD video w. audio

featuring artists: Pedro Barbeito, [dNASAb], Cliff Evans, Carla Gannis, Shane Hope, Michael Rees, John F. Simon Jr., Vargas-Suarez Universal, Oliver Warden, and Marius Watz curated by: [dNASAb] in collaboration with Frederieke Taylor Gallery

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The show to see, hear and marvel. On exhibition until October 7, 2012. "Colliding Complexities" @ storefrontbushwick. Artist Disney Nasa Borg =[dnasab] embodies this wild claim, but he throws it down and scores big. His work embodies the recognition factor blown to bits. It's a group show that Disney curated, documented, honed messages heated up in his video trailer, and literally hung the show (more than ably assisted by partner Desiree Konian). All the work in the show is strong and supports the idea that we've moved into the digital era century and artists of all persuasions have been at the forefront of the medium that changed everything. It's not new as much as it is boldly going into space, inside and out, literally and figuratively.

The collision is that we have a generation of artists now that didn't know what life was like before Apple, MS, or Gameboy. DNasaB mixes the art generations with a smooth physicality that transitions from the front of the gallery to the back. The attraction of painting, sculpture, and photography explodes in the farthest darkest cranny of the gallery. It's the glittering nightmare of the apocalyptic, a Blade Runner passion to push relentlessly in love and hate and madness until it's a smoldering wreck, flickering LED's sizzle cooly in the darkness. It's alive. Don't piss it off, but definitely try to see it in this formula, in the real. But what's real? What's time and distance between friends? Link up and see all the work and the artists speaking bumping colliding informing at times chaotically.

H-O 9/28/12

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"Colliding Complexities-Extreme feats of the New York-New Aesthetic” http://newaestheticism.tumblr.com/ September 21st-October 7th 2012, Curated by [dNASAb] in collaboration with the Frederieke Taylor Gallery PRATT Department of Digital Arts is hosting a Panel Discussion “Colliding Complexities-NewYork-New Aesthetic”, on Oct. 2nd,,2012. 6:30-8:30 pm. StorefrontBushwick 16 Wilson Avenue, Brooklyn,NY 11237

Minority Report: GalleryBeat @ The Question Bridge's 150 Black Males Video Installation - Brooklyn Museum

February 8th, 2012 • Paul H-O
150 Diverse Black Men production team
GalleryBeat Minority Report: I'm the minority.
Principal artists: Chris Johnson (American, b. 1948) and Hank Willis Thomas (American, b. 1976), with Kamal Sinclair (American, b. 1976) and Bayeté Ross Smith (American, b. 1976). Question Bridge: Black Males, 2012. Multichannel video installation. January 13–June 3, 2012 Mezzanine Gallery, 2nd Floor

I rarely attend these museum parties anymore but I wanted to see this show, "150 Diverse Black Males", and be in a crowd where I really didn't know anyone. Turns out I knew about two, and met more, but I was an observer to another part of art culture that was a complex video/doc driven black male experience mash. I really wanted to see what, and who, were a part of producing this ambitious project of identity.


Installation view - projection image Installation View photo by H-O
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GEO LOCO – THE REIMAGINED LANDSCAPE – GROUP SHOW

October 30th, 2011 • Paul H-O
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Here's the card. The line-up. The locator map. Curated by Henry Sanchez and including Phil (Brainpan) Beuhler, Carla (RunningDear) Gannis, Eve Andrea Laramee, Eto Otitigbe, then around the block to Curator Sanchez. Mash that landscape, boys and girls! Now if the L rain is running on Saturday the 5th... The equivalent of a good review is 'preview', and I say do the preview, so do it.