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Why We Do This: Flesh and Concrete, Mexico City

by Guy Forget on May 18, 2012
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With Flesh and Concrete, Jaya Kara Brekke and Julio Salazar have organized an art exhibition with ramifications well beyond the aesthetic. The exhibition, the winner of apexart's Franchise Program, was conceived in reaction to the construction of the Supervia, an intrusive highway being built through Mexico City. Their response is pitch-perfect, and speaks to the power of art at its best.

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Forget in Ten Parts, Part 10: Aesthetics of weariness, or Lauren Lancaster is in Kabul

by Guy Forget on April 15, 2011
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Forget in Ten Parts is a ten-part weekly series by AFC's Curatorial Fellow, Guy Forget, focusing on the aesthetics of impermanence. For the final post, Brooklyn-based photographer Lauren Lancaster has shared some pictures from her current trip to Kabul, where she is working on a photo project on young Afghanis.

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Forget in Ten Parts, Part 9: An old-fashioned post on painting and advancement in art, with pictures

by Guy Forget on April 8, 2011
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Forget in Ten Parts is a ten-part weekly series by AFC's Curatorial Fellow, Guy Forget, focusing on the aesthetics of impermanence. For the penultimate post in the series, the topic is painting and contemporary art in general. (Illustrated.)

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Forget in Ten Parts, Part 8: Disposable content

by Guy Forget on April 1, 2011
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Forget in Ten Parts is a ten-part weekly series by AFC's Curatorial Fellow, Guy Forget, focusing on the aesthetics of impermanence. This week Guy presents two text based works and talks a little about disposable content.

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Forget in Ten Parts, Part 7: The Aesthetics of Impermanence

by Guy Forget on March 25, 2011
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Forget in Ten Parts is a ten-part weekly series by AFC's Curatorial Fellow, Guy Forget, focusing on the aesthetics of impermanence. This week Forget interviewed Dr. Fernanda Person, adjunct professor of philosophy at Beaufort College. Dr. Person did her dissertation in the history of aesthetic theory in Western philosophy.

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Forget in Ten Parts, Part 3: The Aesthetics of Permanence

by Guy Forget on February 25, 2011
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Forget in Ten Parts is a ten-part weekly series by AFC's Curatorial Fellow, Guy Forget, focusing on the aesthetics of impermanence. This week, the topic shifts to the aesthetics of permanence. The post is in three parts: one utopian project (stalled), one ongoing construction and one effortless success.

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Forget in Ten Parts, Part 2: Kelly Shimoda and other make-up videos

by Guy Forget on February 18, 2011
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Forget in Ten Parts is a ten-part weekly series by AFC’s Curatorial Fellow, Guy Forget, focusing on the aesthetics of impermanence. This week, Forget presents four videos: two from Kelly Shimoda’s ongoing series “Women Putting on Makeup” (2010-), a Godard clip, and a bonus short about the trappings of vanity.

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