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May 27, 2017
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ART RULES: CONFERENCE RECAP, DAY 2

Mary-Beth Willard (Weber State) offers pseudo-live-blogging/recap/latergram of the Art Rules Conference, Day 2 I’ve found (n = a few) that aesthetics conferences have some of the best philosophical audiences and discussions. I am not sure why this has been the … Continue reading

March 10, 2015
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Street Art Conference Scrapbook

Thanks to Nick Riggle for a terrific Artists Panel featuring Tatyana Fazlalizadeh ELBOW-TOE HOTTEA Leon Reid IV Thursday’s Snow-pocalypse and Pratt officially closing two hours prior could not deter these brave folks from the appointed Artists Panel The Super Sucklord … Continue reading

March 10, 2015
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Street Art Conference Wrap-Up: Pt. 2

One issue that kept coming up throughout the conference was the Illegality Condition for Street Art–whether or not works of street art require there to be (in fact if not also in belief) some (regularly enforced) law against the creation … Continue reading

March 10, 2015
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Street Art Conference Wrap-Up Pt. 1

The Street Art Conference was a rousing success. Despite the winter storm on Thursday, March 5th, seriously hampering audience attendance for the otherwise terrific Artists Panel, the conference had a high turn out overall, with a fantastic turn out for … Continue reading

March 7, 2015
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Live Blogging the Street Art Conference: Day Three

 Philosophy’s Street Cred: Limits & Interest Rates The conference goes multi-borough today moving from Brooklyn’s Pratt to Manhattan’s NYU. Accusations of selling-out no doubt to follow.  “Signature Counterexamples to Institutional Theories of Art” Christopher Nagel (Minnesota) Chris will be discussing … Continue reading

March 6, 2015
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Live Blogging the Street Art Conference: Day Two

Day Two: Gleaming the Cube “Political Art & Street Art Definitions” Christiane Merritt (Washington University, St. Louis) Merritt argues that adopting the exemplar approach to the conditions for being street art results in certain kinds of street art (political street … Continue reading

March 5, 2015
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Live Blogging Street Art Conference: Day One

Shitty Winter Weather, Awesome Artist Panel Thursday, March 5th 5:45pm The conference kicked off today with the Arists Panel featuring ELBOW-TOE, HOTTEA, Leon Reid IV, and Tatyana Fazlalizadeh with the discussion lead by fellow organizer Nick Riggle. Reid’s work takes … Continue reading

February 10, 2015
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Philosophy of Street Art Conference (March 5th-7th)

http://philosophyofstreetart.com/ Philosophy of Street Art: Art in and of the Street is a conference  sponsored by Pratt Institute, American Society for Aesthetics, and New York Institute of Philosophy. The three day conference will take place at Pratt Institute and NYU. Alison Young (University of Melbourne) … Continue reading

July 12, 2013
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Holy shit! The 2013 Annual ASA Looks Fucking Awesome!

My heartiest congratulations to the programming committee for the 2013 Annual Meeting of the American Society of Aesthetics (Oct. 30th-Nov. 2nd, San Diego) as they’ve managed to put together not just a fantastic program (a draft of which can be … Continue reading