KANSAS CITY, Missouri — Dark Days, Bright Nights, an exhibition of recent Finnish paintings curated by Barbara O’Brien for the Kemper Museum, is a stirring reminder of how culturally under-represented that nation remains even in the age of digitally networked globalization.
Thomas Bey William Bailey
Thomas Bey William Bailey is a sound artist, author, and educator who has worked and lived in Japan, Spain, Central Europe and various U.S. locales. His output in both text and audio media has focused heavily upon the extremes of information, and on the identification of what is truly meaningful and constructive within the conditions of information saturation and deprivation. As a "practicioner-documenter," He has written two exhaustive volumes on new electronic music practices ('MicroBionic') and networked audio ('Unofficial Release'), and will have a third volume on the cultural history of synesthesia published in the coming year. He is also re-animating a personal interest in video art along with the Spanish artist Susana López.
Surround Sound: The Sonic Environments of Jacob Kirkegaard’s ‘Earside Out’
This past spring, the Danish Museet for Samtids Kunst acknowledged the hard-won singularity of countryman Jacob Kirkegaard by granting him his first solo exhibition, Earside Out.
Before Abramović, A History of Nothing
As might be expected, Marina Abramović’s new performance event at the Sean Kelly gallery, Generator, has attracted a healthy level of press coverage that is concomitant with her reputation.