Monthly Archives: January 2012

Five Questions for Amy Kligman of Plug Projects

Amy Kligman received her BFA from Ringling School of Art and Design (2001), and maintains studio practice in painting, mixed media, and curatorial work. I first met Amy when she was curating  PAGES: book as medium, catalyst, venue, at the Charlotte St. Foundation’s … Continue reading

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Curatorial Lineage: Hans Ulrich Obrist

As curators Hans Ulrich Obrist is a huge influence for us which should be no surprise since his curatorial endeavors over the last two decades have changed the face of the art world. In 1991 at the age of 23 … Continue reading

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“Cabin(s) in the Woods” By Wes Janz

Pallet Garage is very likely the first building in the United States to be constructed almost entirely of timber pallets and granted a building permit (STR11-02978, City of Indianapolis, Department of Code Enforcement, August 26, 2011). Pallets are omnipresent. The … Continue reading

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Mus(e)ic

I will be updating the blog on an irregular basis with some choice material from revolutionary musicians, artists, and thinkers as a precursor to our April concert series at The Speakeasy, which I’m going to call “Speakeasy/Playloud” unless someone can … Continue reading

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Research…

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Impossibility leads to _______________

Apparently, this what Kansas City would have looked like if the Light Rail had been built. KC would be very green, there would be  more people walking their dogs and a lot more babies in public.  So Kansas City, (or … Continue reading

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