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This week, Creative Time Tweets begins on Wednesday, March 25 at 5pm with Man Bartlett’s “#24hPort” (2011) Twitter-facilitated performance at Manhattan’s Port Authority bus terminal. The project is the first of three commissions by Creative Time, and one of the first Twitter-based commissions by any major arts organization, which will include works by David Horvitz in June and Jill Magid in July.
Last Friday, I interviewed Creative Time Tweets curator Shane Brennan about the project and here is the video of that Skype conversation.
Shane Brennan: online space is the same as public space in many ways, the “noise” is there (spam, hecklers)
— Creative Time (@creativetime) March 15, 2011
Shane Brennan wanted to make the following clarification to his interview:
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