We live in a society where technology is evolving to have fewer and fewer wires. As our technologies become more mobile, they become more integrated into the rhythms of our daily lives. Deep in The Present Tense Archives, we found a piece that used cords from an obsolete and nostalgic technology to confront issues around [...]
Posts tagged ‘Contaminate’
Here are 2 videos from Alejandro Uranga that were screened at Contaminate 3 Festival in 2007. Enjoy! Rotacion 2006 “Spinning around oneself like the Earth. Sight ability suppressed. At the same time, ubiquity and misplacement.” Alumuminio 2005
The Present Tense takes the month of August off from posting on the archive. This summer, we would like to leave you with a video by Christopher Robbins that we screened as part of the Contaminate 3 Festival in 2007. “I’d like there to be a story about a man who made a [...]
Vicky Sabourin “Rock My Diva” Sometimes you experience a piece of art that imprints such a striking image on the brain that it dramatically impacts your memory. Suddenly your relationship with a color, a shape, a smell, and/ or an object has been forever changed. Vicky Sabourin creates “living pictures” that had this kind of [...]
Here is another piece from The Present Tense archive that utilizes rope! Christian Messier from Quebec uses endurance and repetition to deconstruct and reconstruct a chair.
Last week, Big Red and Shiny, an arts journal that served as a staple in the Boston art scene for the last 6 years, launched their final issue. After providing our community a forum to challenge and create dialogue around the state of the arts in New England, Founder, Matt Nash decided to “close up [...]
Summer warms Boston as The Present Tense stretches it’s limbs and wipes hibernation from it’s eyes. In our somnolence, visions of the future abound! As of June 1 The Present Tense has moved on from MEME Gallery to explore new curatorial terrain. We are also investigating our roles as creators, nestling into new bodies of [...]