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May, 2014

  • 5 May

    Flux Factory Built a Rube Goldberg Automated Group Photo Machine

    New York – Monday, May 5, 2014 Long Island City based art collective Flux Factory created an elaborate piece of art which runs all around their building.  Exquisite Contraption, a Rube Goldberg machine triggered by sound activation, dominoes through an elaborate series of events concluding with the timed taking of a …

  • 2 May

    The Simpsons LEGO Episode, Batman, & Racism in The Jungle Book

    We finally break the 2hr mark talking about Batman and The Simpsons, first — listing off our favorite episodes and moments — and then shift over to talking about sexism in movies and the Bechdel test again. But if that’s not enough, we close out the podcast with about 30min …

April, 2014

  • 23 April

    Possessed Objects, Puppets, Playwriting & Performance Art

    New York – Wednesday, April 23, 2014 On Monday March 17th, at the Segal Theatre, artist and director Theodora Skipitares presented her new work. Trained as a sculptor and theater designer, she is based in New York. Skipitares has been creating personal solo performances since the late 1970’s. Her work …

  • 21 April

    Layer by Layer ‘Under the Skin’ Artistically Takes Us… [SPOILERS]

    New York City – Monday, April 21, 2014 Under the Skin, starring Scarlett Johansson, immediately caught my attention with its entrancing, artistic trailer. I was drawn to Johansson’s gaze, and the comparison of director, Jonathan Glazer to Stanley Kubrick. Artiholics gives the perspective of culture as told from an artist’s perspective, …

  • 18 April

    Easter: Parades, Resurrection, Parables, Freakshow Fashion & Performance Art – New York City 2014

    New York – Friday, April 18, 2014 Haven’t made any plans for Easter Sunday? This Sunday, April 20th, if you live within walking distance of the big apple or plan on visiting, you have a unique opportunity to see New York City’s streets fill up with the adorable, beautiful, humorous, …