In his brief and poignant exhibition statement, John Skinner, engaged a conversation about the complex nature of religious liberty, the context of language and meaning, and the normalization of one point of view over another. He wrote, “Christian words and images are so common in the United States that we don’t notice them. They appear in politics and government constantly. Christian imagery can be added to anything to make it seem more virtuous. I’ve replaced this imagery with something more remarkable, Satanism, to draw attention to how common it is.”
He’s a cool dude who just wants to see his community thrive through the inspiration of art and collaboration. The smart person learns from their mistakes and a wise one learns from others’ mistakes. Those are some words of wisdom Hugo chooses to live by. “Although a good friend told me once that we all have to make our own mistakes. Which is true, but I’d rather try to avoid some.”
Chapter 5: River is a meditation on the here and now. I see it as a delicate balancing act in which Nancy juxtaposes Latin America with the U.S., the degradation of the environment with art degraded to un-recognition, and the imprints of Empire with the persistence of pre-Columbian indigenous cultures across the continent.
The multimedia installation This is Fine at Project Project created by Alex Myers, Assistant Professor of Interaction Design at Creighton University, is about human consciousness in flux. Specifically, the fusion of technology and biology suggests that another neuroscientific revolution in human self-awareness and existence is happening
Kong & Olive: Let’s Do This!, a multimedia exhibition featuring video and assemblage sculpture, is audience participatory. Formally, it is a sincere and encouraging presentation that engages the craft and new media methods, demonstrating how common ‘craft store’ materials, and simple technology, can be transformed into dynamic visual expressions