January 28, 2013

Thingies: a quick glitch primer, Clinton talks Art in Embassies, galleries in the sky

A Glitch primer Last week, we met with NDSU PhD candidate and sound artist Steven Hammer about setting up a […]
January 4, 2013

Thingies of the year!

I have the best job in the world. And the reason is this: I get paid to observe things. Things […]
December 21, 2012

Thingies: games as op-ed, rescuing things from the trash, and congrats to Nicholas David

Using games for a year in review Over at The Gameological Society (a gaming blog spun off from Onion’s A.V. […]
December 10, 2012

Thingies: penny sculpture, Miami Art Week, analyzing growth in arts orgs

Miami’s Art Fairs The weeklong art fair extravaganza in Miami, anchored by the fair Art Basel Miami Beach, came to […]
November 26, 2012

Thingies: a rural arts roundup, oil boom stories, etc.

If your Thanksgiving holiday was like mine, your bouts of sustained face-stuffing were only given slight reprieve by Instagram photos […]
November 9, 2012

Thingies: art that heals, evaluating ‘fuzzy concepts,’ the arts post-election

Art that heals Normally, we in the arts like to make arguments for what we do based on concrete advantages […]
October 22, 2012

Thingies: SPCO lockout, neuroaesthetics, vintage Halloween costumes

Locked out What do the NHL, NFL referees, and Minnesota orchestra musicians have in common? Labor strife, as borne out in […]
October 15, 2012

Thingies: mysterious shoes, must reads, LEGO space jump

Walking out of the 300 Broadway building today, I noticed a curious grouping of shoes hanging from the power lines […]
October 8, 2012

Thingies: Studio Crawl, Starwarigami, some neat ideas

Studio Crawl weekend We couldn’t have asked for better weather for this year’s FMVA Studio Crawl. If you’re like us, […]
September 11, 2012

Thingies: Kay Ornberg, Wagner’s ‘The Ring,’ and Transformers erotica

‘Round these parts: The end of an era: The Forum’s John Lamb reported today on the closing of artist Kay Ornberg’s art […]