Appropriating and Recontextualizing Google Image Search Results

Part 1 of an article I wrote for jewishinstlouis.org Every art student learns about the fair use principle, granting us permission to use any image in our artwork as long as we transform it so that it conveys new meaning.  But beyond that all-encompassing definition, we don’t know what transgressions, if any, we are actually…

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Fundraiser for the Teamster Reform Movement

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The Cuentos Foundation

I just submitted the work of Michele Feder-Nadoff, to the magazine I work for Zeek. Michele is a dear friend and a phenomenal artist, activist and educator. I thought it would be a good idea to share some information about Michele and to promote her organization the cuentos foundation. Artistic Director, Michele Feder-Nadoff, who is…

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abidin travels

(above) Willie Cole, The Difference between Black and White, 2005-6. Shoes, wood, metal, screws, and staples, 85 x 16″.   ST. LOUIS, MO – War and disaster have profoundly shaped the opening years of the 21st century. In the United States and abroad, acts of violence and terrorism as well as natural catastrophes have resulted…

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