MBG Issue #38: December 10, 2004

Issue # 38

December 10, 2004

December 10, 2004

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Synesthesia: Interviews on Rock & Art
Presented by the Aurora Picture Show at Dean's Credit Clothing
Mondays through December, 9pm

Aurora Picture Show is pleased to present Synesthesia: Interviews on Rock & Art directed by artist Tony Oursler on Mondays throughout December (12/13, 12/20, 12/27) at Dean's Credit Clothing. Synesthesia features interviews with legendary figures in the downtown NYC music, performance and art scenes. Conducted by artist Tony Oursler with help from Mike Kelley, the conversations focus on the intersection of underground art and music during the 1970s and '80s. Laurie Anderson, Kim Gordon, Genesis P-Orridge, Thurston Moore, and Alan Vega recount the excitement of a different era in NYC, and offer insightful anecdotes and musings on crossing genres, selling out, and their influence on new generations. Selected from a larger group of interviews initially created as a collaborative installation, The Poetics Project. This Monday (12/13) features Alan Vega. For more information, check out wvw.aurorapictureshow.org.

Blue Genie Art Bazaar
916 Springdale, Austin, Texas
December 9-19, Open Daily at 10am

Check out the fourth annual Blue Genie Art Bazaar through December 19. The show's goal is to provide works that are priced within the gift giving range and features original works from over 80 artists. The Bazaar is open daily at 10am. For more information, visit www.bluegenieart.com.


New American Talent Call for Entries!
Arthouse at the Jones Center
Deadline: December 15, 2004

The deadline to submit materials for this year's New American Talent is quickly approaching! This year's juror is Dan Cameron, Senior Curator of the New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York. New American Talent: The Twentieth Exhibition will be on view June - August 2005 and will then travel until 2007 throughout Texas in conjunction with Arthouse's Art On Tour program. For more information, guidelines or to download an entry form, please visit: www.arthousetexas.org.

Available Grants and Residencies for Artists

The Art Omi International Artists' Residency offers visual artists three-week residencies in the month of July. Artists are provided with room and board for the three-weeks. Studio facilities are set among the 300 acres of rolling green hills. The program includes a critic-in-residence who facilitates an
ongoing dialogue in studio visits, as well as day visits from dealers, curators, artists and critics from New York City. The residency session concludes with a major exhibit at the Art Omi Center, to which members of the art world from both upstate New York and New York City are invited. For application requirements and other information, please visit www.artomi.org or contact Blaire Dessent, Director Art Omi International Artists' Residency at 212-206-5684 or via email at omiartists@hotmail. Deadline: January 15, 2005.

The Bronx Museum of the Arts is accepting applications for the Artist in the Marketplace (AIM) program. AIM offers professional development seminars for emerging artists and annual group exhibition. For application, please send SASE to The Bronx Museum of the Arts, 1040 Grand Concourse, Bronx, NY 10456, or visit www.bxma.org to download. Spring application postmarked deadline is January 18, 2005.

Job Opportunities

Museum Position Available
Austin Museum of Art, Downtown

The Austin Museum of Art seeks Associate Director of Special Events responsible for planning, coordination, execution and success of Museum's two main fundraisers: Art Ball gala & La Dolce Vita food and wine festival, as well as 40+ Museum Membership events. Responsibilities include: development of annual plan for assigned events, written and personal underwriting solicitations, planning and execution of fundraising events and stewardship of donors. Candidate will ensure that logistics, budget and time lines are met for each applicable event and that accurate and complete financial records are maintained. Candidate will facilitate and ensure Museum standards of all membership events. If you are interested, please contact Nathan Shepherd at nsheppard@amoa.org for application details.

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