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PLEASE DONATE to my Kickstarter for “The Language Is Asleep”

My Kickstarter campaign is live! Please help me raise $10,000 to take my performance installation “The Language Is Asleep” to ArtPrize 9, a 19-day art festival in Grand Rapids, MI this September and October. Please donate, write in dictionaries (I’m paying!) and spread the word about my campaign. Language is exhausted. It needs to sleep—and […]
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I won a Rabkin Prize for Visual Arts Journalism!

I am agog with wonder and honor for being one of 8 winners of the first Rabkin Prize in Visual Arts Journalism from the Dorothea and Leo Rabkin Foundation, which is based in Portland, Maine. The foundation is awarding each of us $50,000–a total of $400,000 to art writers. The other writers are: Phong Bui […]
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Poetry Fox at the Monster Drawing Rally, 8/25 at the NCMA

The Poetry Fox will be making typewriter art that you can buy the instant it’s done at the Monster Drawing Rally on Fri., Aug. 25, 6-9pm at the North Carolina Museum of Art. I wrote about last year’s rally for ArtsNow–it was way too much fun. Artists sit at long tables making original work on […]
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Stacy Lynn Waddell gave in

…and got on Instagram. And boy is she making up for lost time. @stacylynnwaddell
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Sadie’s section of wall

My daughter Sadie took an anime camp at Artspace in Raleigh. The class worked on a mural throughout the week, and this is Sadie’s section. Proud dad!
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Unexposed microcinema closes. Sigh.

I loved Unexposed, and I hate that I had to use the past tense to say that. The lively space that Jeremy and Brendan Smyth ran for around a year reminded me how lucky I had been to stumble into Stan Brakhage’s film salons when I was in school in Boulder, which opened that whole […]
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