The Present Tense has decided to end our 2011 Rope Series by highlighting a recent work by Alice Vogler. As many of you know, MEME, the gallery that The Present Tense co-founded in 2009 came to an end in late May. Vogler was also a co-founder. She continued to run MEME with Vela [...]
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Back in 2009, Philip and I founded MEME Gallery in Central Square, Cambridge, MA with Dirk Adams, Vela Phelan, Alice Vogler, and Bradley Benedetti. Benedetti and The Present Tense left MEME in June 2010 so that we could devote more time developing our individual and collaborative work, however the little white walled store front has [...]
Brooklyn-based artist and curator, Peter Dobill focuses on the body in action in his work. Within these actions, he believes that mental and physical planes of existence are created, establishing autonomy in endurance, physical movement, and structure. “With my body, I alter and construct my vessel of experience, intrinsically connecting and emptying myself to a [...]
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!
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 [...]
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 [...]
Every once in a while the Boston art world aligns and produces a performance art marathon. March saw one of these weekends with Control Y Control Z at MEME, curated by the MEME Team, and Yard Sale at Mobius Curated by Jeff Huckleberry. Control Y Control Z Leigh Waldron-Taylor (performed by Daniel DeLuca) Sylbille Neeve [...]