The Present Tense is gearing up for ROUGH TRADE II that begins in just 1 week. ROUGH TRADE II is an exchange between live artists working in Boston and Chicago. The Present Tense has selected 6 artists to represent Boston in a public event to be held at Defibrillator Gallery on September 7th and [...]
Posts tagged ‘2010’
“I use rope and string often, because it is a simple material which allows great control (few moving parts) as well as flexibility. It is a direct use as well, often when pulled tightly, giving the the most direct path to what is at the other end. To pull, to bind, to control, to suspend, [...]
“A rope can save or take away lives. Using a rope marks particles in a given time of our lives. I am using the elements in an endless rope, trying to wrap free or suspend gravity. Bound in a loop on the finger, a string helps one remember. I remember the first rope connected to [...]
Here is a second interview (the first being from a previous post) with Paul Waddell after his recent show at the MEME Gallery. I mostly want to talk a bit about the Turkey included in the installation, its rescue and the reasoning behind using a live creature as a collaborator. Enjoy!
“Lean” Grand Isle, LA There are 13 days left for Adventures in Being (small)’s fundraising effort on Kickstarter. Please support if you can (any amount helps) and spread the word to contribute to the growth of this project! Thank you! “X” Grand Isle, LA all photos by Daniel S. DeLuca
Paul Waddell is an artist, a friend, and a force that The Present Tense has had the pleasure of both showing and curating with. Beginning tomorrow, Paul will spend 72 hours at MEME Gallery giving thanks to Boston, Slash, SMFA, snow, and “everything that makes America great”. He will be attempting to befriend a domesticated [...]
While children in the United States indulged in the ritual of trick or treating on October 31st, the 2010 World Expo in Shanghai China came to a close. Throughout its six-month run, 73.08 million visitors inhabited 5.28sq. Kilometers of space, which housed the creative imaginations of 246 countries and international organizations. Alongside this closing, People in [...]