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Waste Land: A Film on Art and Humanity

On one of many evenings I find myself twidding my thumbs waiting for sven to finish work, I watched Waste Land, a documentary I found on Hulu about a 3-year art project at a Brazilian landfill, Jardim Gramacho, apparently the largest garbage dump in the world. The film tracked the evolution of an idea by… Read more »

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A Better Way to Keep Necklaces

If you’re like me, you rarely deck yourself out in jewelry unless it’s the bracelets and earrings you’re still wearing from the last event you bothered to dress up for. And it’s not that I don’t like accessorizing, I love it! But my laziness shows up in the strangest ways (for example, I’m too lazy… Read more »

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imoM Spring/Summer Shows!

We’re set for our next few imoM shows this spring and summer! Our dad’s imoM project (his artwork on greeting cards and poster prints) has been sitting dormant for awhile, hibernating during this long winter. But we will have a booth at three of the Ballston Arts+Crafts Market events at Welburn Square (Ballston Metro): Sat.,… Read more »

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Painting With the WhoToo Art Club

It’s the second day of our vacation here in Chicago, and we’re quickly turning into porky pigs from our mom’s food. But in between the munchies, we found time to visit an art studio where our parents’ artist friends were painting a mural backdrop for an upcoming play. After some arm-twisting, the two of us… Read more »

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Hillyer Art Space Opening Night // Parmesan-Crusted Catfish Fillets

Went on a cooking binge this weekend. I’m like unstoppable with my cooking skills or something … seriously come over for dinner sometime. But first, Mei and I stopped by the Hillyer Art Space for its 2008-2009 opening night on Friday, and tasted a little subculture of visual artists and their patrons. The gallery’s tucked… Read more »