The Spectre of Surveillance: Terms of Service at UICA

Annie Teall "Feeling of Gaze"

Terms of Service is on view at the UICA through April 17th.  The exhibit “explores identity, individualism and the conditions people face as a result of our increasingly surveilled lives”. I have never fully read the terms of service contract for my iPhone and I’m guessing that I’m not alone on that front.  Jon Chambers’ … Continue reading

Easy to Swallow: Burtynsky’s Water at the Grand Rapids Art Museum

Ed Burtynsky, Ölfusá River #1 Iceland (2012)

Edward Burtynsky: Water is on-view at the Grand Rapids Art Museum through April 26. The exhibit features sixty large-scale Cibachrome photographs divided into the themes of Distress, Control, Agriculture, Aquaculture, Source, and Waterfront. I had every intention of attending the opening of Water in February, but I was waylaid at the I AM reception that … Continue reading