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INTERSECTION IN RECENT NEWS

March 2013

 


5Ws WHO Sculpture Project: Public Art Invades SoMa (PHOTOS)
by Hannah Bricker.
Intersection for the Arts unveiled the first in its series of five public installations Wednesday night in Mint Plaza. The sculpture is part of the 5Ws project: an effort to install question words throughout SoMa.”

Read full article w/ pictures HERE.

 

February 2013

 

First Five of SOMA Sculptures Unveiled Tonight.
by Kristen Smith.
“The 5W Project is the brainchild of three women: Its program director, Rebeka Rodriguez ofIntersection for the Arts, artist, Ana Teresa Fernandez and designer and architect Johanna Grawunder.”

Read full article w/ pictures HERE.

 

 


Applied Science: “By-Product Becomes Product at Intersection for the Arts”

by Allison McCarthy.

“Intersection of the Art’s latest cross-disciplinary project“By-product Becomes Product” examines the role and effect of hazardous materials specifically in the artist’s studio..”

Read full article w/ pictures HERE.

 

October 2012

 

Urban Prototyping Festival Redefines San Francisco’s Public Space
by Aaron Sankin.
“A collaboration between the Gray Area Foundation For The Arts, Ideo, Rebar, Intersection for the Arts, the 5m Project and the San Francisco Mayor’s Office of Civic Innovation, the Urban Prototyping Festival was a celebration of what innovators in the fields of technology and artist expression can bring into urban spaces.”

Read full article w/ pictures HERE.

 

San Francisco’s Makeathon Leads the Way for Hacking the Urban Landscape
by Sarah C. Rich.
“The unexpectedness and visibility of the parklets achieved that highly-sought goal of breaking down barriers between people, spurring interaction, and ultimately building community.”

Read full review HERE.

 

(re)collection—A collaboration with Lost and Found by Lea Feinstein.
“Ariel Goldberg’s take-away text contribution, Chemicals in Reverse (2012), is a photographer-poet’s meditation on loss and restoration; it is a paean to the raw materials and reversibility of print photography: light, water, and chemicals.”

Read full review HERE.

 

Lost & Found: Photographs in the Aftermath of East Japan by Christian L. Frock
“These destroyed images offer a visceral sense of the destruction that preceded their painstaking renewal. A humbling sense of human tenacity for life and love, even in nature’s aftermath, is what you gather.”

Read full review HERE.

September 2012

 

(re)collection—Exhibit review by Lani Asher.
“The show considers whether the refuse of disaster can be transformed into aesthetic objects and how artists in the Bay Area might relate to the erasure of an entire Japanese city—a complex web of relationships, history, and geography.”

Read full review HERE.

 

A collaboration with Lost and Found: Family Photographs Swept by the 3.11 East Japan Tsunami by Diana Stapleton.
“Throughout the exhibition, the status of memory becomes even more fragile through the evidence of visible destruction caused by something as seemingly innocuous as water”.

Read full review HERE.

 

 (re)Collection, A collaboration with Lost and Found Review by Brandi Lee
“In the few brief moments when the circumstances of the photographs origins escape my mind, beauty emerges in the patterns of damage– as unique as the fingerprints of their owners– until, of course, a familiar object, scene, or human feature reveals itself and jars me back to reality.”

Read full review HERE.

 

Photographic Perspective: Salvaged shots from Japanese Tsunami come to Intersection of the Arts by Caitlin Donohue
“The show serves as a reminder of the blanketing tragedy of natural disaster, and should clarify that the GChat blowout you just had with your boyfriend truly does not qualify as the end of the world.”

Read full review HERE.

 

What’s Coming Up in the Art World? Fall 2012 Bay Area art gallery preview by Sura Wood

Read full review HERE.

 

“(re)collection”: Personal Photos Connect Us to Life and Death by Jonathan Curiel
“(re)collection” is a tribute to the power of personal photos to connect us to anonymous lives, and deaths.”

Read full review HERE.

 

 

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