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Mira Nair & Jhumpa Lahiri at NYPL

Posted 03 February 2007 | By | Categories: books, culture, emily approved, events, movies, nyc, people | 1 Comment

LIVE from the NYPL MIRA NAIR & JHUMPA LAHIRI Saturday, March 10, 2007 at 7:00 PM Celeste Bartos Forum LIVE from the NYPL books $15 general admission and $10 library donors, seniors and students with valid identification Buy Tickets All LIVE from the NYPL events are general admission. Arrive early for best seat selection. Box […]

ecotopia: nature’s edge

Posted 03 January 2007 | By | Categories: animals, art, books, culture, emily approved, environment, interconnected, nyc, science, sustainability, technology, video | No Comments

(Check out his newest bad-ass camera recently profiled in the New Yorker.)In the evocative photo series Imaginary Encounters of the Dodo and Mauritius Island, Harri Kallio places carefully constructed models of adorable and extinct dodo birds back into their natural habitat, staging dramatic re-enactment of their lives based on eyewitness accounts, pictorial sources and physical evidence in museum.Mitch Epstein's haunting power plant looming over pastoral Raymond, West Virginia.The postapocalyptic global nomad fashions of Mary MattinglyDoug Aitken's FedEx mega-metropolis Plateau. (Which is presumably furnished with FedEx Furniture .)International Center of Photography1133 Avenue of the Americas at 43rd StreetNew York, NY 10036Map Phone: (212) 857-0000Artists featured include: Robert Adams, Doug Aitken, Allora & Calzadilla, Wout Berger, Adam Broomberg and Oliver Chanarin, Patrick Brown, Catherine Chalmers, Stéphane Couturier, Lou Dematteis and Kayana Szymczak, Yannick Demmerle, Goran Dević, Mark Dion, Sam Easterson, Mitch Epstein, Joan Fontcuberta, Noriko Furunishi, Marine Hugonnier, Francesco Jodice, Harri Kallio, Vincent Laforet, Christopher LaMarca, An-My Lê, David Maisel, Mary Mattingly, Gilles Mingasson, Simon Norfolk, The Otolith Group, Sophie Ristelhueber, Clifford Ross, Thomas Ruff, Carlos & Jason Sanchez, Alessandra Sanguinetti, Victor Schrager, Simon Starling, Kim Stringfellow, Diana Thater and Wang QingsongMore to exploreEcotopia: The Second Icp Triennial of Photography And Video exhibition catalog by Brian Wallis, Edward Earle, Christopher Phillips, Carol Squiers and Joanna Lehan (Editor).Multimedia tour with curator Brian Wallace and review: “The Natural World, in Peril and in Its Full Glory” in the New York Times.

The Girl’s Room at Jen Bekman

Posted 20 December 2006 | By | Categories: art, culture, emily approved, events, nyc | No Comments

The Girl’s Room, presented by The Dreier Project at Jen Bekman 6 Spring Street New York NY (map) Opening Wednesday December 20, pm 6pm to 8pm The Girl’s Room features works by an international group of female artists. Each artist submitted several small pieces, each presented in an 8.5×11 frame so we can more clearly […]

Mary Mattingly, Fore Cast (an opera)

Posted 19 December 2006 | By | Categories: art, culture, emily approved, environment, events, interconnected, nyc, science, senses, video | No Comments

White Box 525 West 26th Street New York NY (map) 212-714-2347 Fore Cast will run day and night for six days and one hour, from the morning of December 19, until 1:00 am on Christmas morning. Mary Mattingly first drew us into her strange world at the Ecotopia exhibition at ICP. She’s pulling us further […]

Everything Looks Different All the Time

Posted 08 December 2006 | By | Categories: art, culture, emily approved, food, nyc, people, technology, video | No Comments

Erik Sanner’s infuses his paintings with motion and time, capturing the feeling of painting from life.

One Way or Another and Gilded Splendor at Asia Society

Posted 05 December 2006 | By | Categories: art, culture, emily approved, funny, interconnected, nyc | No Comments

Two compelling exhibitions right now at Asia Society and Museum in New York explore the evolution of culture through interaction. One Way or Another: Asian American Art Now (through December 10, 2006) offers fresh views on Asian American identity and experience from 17 contemporary artists born in the late 1960s and 1970s. Moved by Binh […]

World AIDS Day thanks to Dr. Bob Frascino

Posted 01 December 2006 | By | Categories: culture, emily approved, health, links, love, passions, people | No Comments

This World AIDS Day, I’d like to send a big woo-hoo to Dr. Robert J Frascino, MD, aka Dr. Bob, founder of the Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation and witty wise writer of the Safe Sex and HIV Prevention forum as well as the Fatigue and Anemia forum at The Body, an amazing HIV/AIDS Resource…. Beyond compassion, detailed statistics and risk analysis, informed political commentary and grammar corrections, Dr. Bob provides endless compassion, patience and side-splitting humor.

links for 2006-11-22

Posted 22 November 2006 | By | Categories: culture, emily approved, happiness, links, movies, music, science, senses, video | No Comments

Global Orgasm – December 22nd, 2006 – Peace through Global Ecstasy Global Orgasm is an experiment open to everyone in the world. The goal is to add so much concentrated and high-energy positive input into the energy field of the Earth that it will reduce the current dangerous levels of aggression and violence throughout (tags: […]

460 Degrees Gallery NYC

Posted 21 November 2006 | By | Categories: art, branding, consumerism, culture, design, emily approved, nyc, shopping, video | No Comments

cameraphone video of video art at lexus 460 gallery, 461 fifth ave, nycInteresting 460 Degrees exhibition at 461 Fifth Ave featuring installation by Arne Quinze and video by Pascual Sisto through Nov 30.

links for 11.17.2006

Posted 16 November 2006 | By | Categories: art, culture, emily approved, environment, health, links, love, people, science, technology, video, webstuff | No Comments

His book, “The Noonday Demon: An Atlas of Depression” is an amazing, unflinching resource on depression for anyone dealing with depression personally or in the people around them.Read/See/Listen: Interviews with favorite authors Alice Walker and Isabel Allende on Democracy Now today. Alice Walker reads from her new book “We Are the Ones We Have Been Waiting For: Light in a Time of Darkness,” and Isabel Allende reads from her new novel “Ines of My Soul.” Alice Walker segmentIsabel Allende segmentdownload whole show as mp3Read/See/Listen: Dropping KnowledgeAmazing compilation of questions and answers in video and text, all offered with a creative commons license.

ecolo at alessi

Posted 13 November 2006 | By | Categories: consumerism, culture, design, emily approved, environment, flowers, nyc, product review, senses, shopping | No Comments

Dropped in to the new light and uplifting Alessi store in SoHo designed by Hani Rashid of Asymptote. Their witty designs on every day objects always make me smile, but the “product” that captured my heart on this visit was Ecolo, a glorified set of instructions by Enzo Mari on how to recycle used plastic […]

charlotte salomon: art, life and theater

Posted 13 November 2006 | By | Categories: art, culture, emily approved, nyc, people | No Comments

When it comes to dealing with lort, Alessi’s potted cactus merdolino toilet brush, stands out as the finest in category, but I think there’s a real opportunity for a functional plunger that’s not too horrible to not hide away…. Or better it should open like a lotus rising out of the mud, then fold back in and you can plant the hand end on a pad so the floor doesn’t get dirty and the plunger can dry.

vote and take pictures november 7

Posted 06 November 2006 | By | Categories: culture, emily approved, observations | No Comments

The Polling Place Photo Project is a nationwide experiment in citizen journalism that seeks to empower citizens to capture, post and share photographs of democracy in action.