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Posts tagged ‘Sandrine Schaefer’

The Present Tense loves bikes.  What’s not to love?  Bikes are an environmental way to get from Point A to Point B, they are interesting objects, and most of all they are FUN!  The Present Tense Co-Founder, Sandrine Schaefer hasn’t always had the joyful relationship with bikes that she does now.  Severe Asthma and allergies […]

Our recent call to artists working with Rope/ String has come to a close. In the coming weeks, the 10 selected artists will be featured in individual blog posts on The Present Tense. You will see work that uses rope because it is a versatile, durable and accessible material. Some artists use it to draw […]

“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

While many Americans were digesting their Thanksgiving experience and braving the malls on Black Friday, Daniel S. DeLuca and I set out to begin the Adventures in Being (small) tour across the United States. We have now been traveling for 15 days. The majority of our time has been spent experiencing the southern area of […]

Adventures in Being (small)

November 15th, 2010

I have been involved in a romance with space since I came into being. When I speak of space, I am not referring to stars and galaxies, but physical space here on earth, both natural and manmade. My love affair with space is one of many reasons that I have committed myself to making and […]

Lewis Gesner @ People in Space

November 5th, 2010

Lewis Gesner is an artist that has been creating surrogate performances on behalf of artists such as Boris Nieslony and Vassya Vassileva for several years. Implementing his work through People in Space was an intriguing experience, knowing that through his own practice, he often puts himself in the position that we were in. Lewis’ pieces […]

5 years ago I was walking down the street in Central Square, Cambridge and my eyes met those of a white haired man wearing a barely buttoned dress shirt. He stopped me and asked “What kind of human are you?”. With a question like that I couldn’t resist a conversation with this stranger. This was […]