Saturday, April 28, 2012

Virtual reality,performance and music

Twice I have been into virtual reality – once at the University of Illinois,Chicsago and again at the Heriot Watt University in Edinburgh. Both occasion were startling to say the least. So I was particularly interested to see this exhibition in Liverpool where virtual technology and reality meet. Check out: Virtual reality Title: Where Virtual Technology And Reality Intersect
(Ipad image-Ann Shaw) Salads are not just for eating. Check out this performance piece: Title: Salad As Performance Art (This Is Not Metaphorical) Conductors have a reputation of going on for ever- or until they fall off their perch. In this case literally when 84 year old conductor Kurt Masur fell off the podium while conducting a concert in Paris. Check out: the fall from podium Title: Conductor Kurt Masur Falls Off Podium In Paris During Concert

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

How to make it in the art world: New Rules

I love this spoof column in the online Arts Journal on the new rules for making it in todays art world: