Sunday, November 29, 2009

Back to Work

Back in the studio today. Only shot one picture. Will see if its any good tomorrow. Worked on some applications but couldn't stand the smell of some rotting fruit I was using so I had to get out of there. If the negs look good i will throw out the aesthetically beautiful yet offensive smelling fruit asap. The picture above is from a shoot i did earlier in the week. Glad i shared my grapefruit and got someone else to peel it. Working on pushing the compositions in the still lifes.

Saturday, November 28, 2009

Fun and Games

This is definitely a late night post but I just found this Burger Shop game online and have been playing it for over an hour and I love it! Its hilarious! Maybe my brain is fried from all the applications that I've been working on lately but this game is an instant stress alleviator. My bf just got the latest Call Of Duty and has been playing it for hours on end and I just can't get into it. I think I tried to go into the virtual kitchen at the airport and grab a snack mid-fighting so I guess its fitting i would like this game! Here is a free trial of Burger Shop: try it, its funny.

Friday, November 20, 2009

Still Life Saga Continues

Worked in the studio yesterday for over 6 hours. Setting up, not liking anything, starting all over and over and over. I did manage to get some images that i like though so it makes it all worth it. Here is a new still life from yesterday's shoot.

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Wednesday is the new Thursday?

Clifford Owens, Text Piece (video stills), 2008, Courtesy the artist and On Stellar Rays Gallery, New York, NY

There are so many things going on tonight it will be hard to make it to all of them. I will definitely be at the Studio Museum tonight for the opening of 30 Seconds Off an Inch. Fellow LMCC resident Paul Mpagi Sepuya  will be showing two pieces from his project "Mpagi Sepuya (Or, with your names, you come here, you are home)" 2009. This group show is filled with so many amazingly talented artists: Adel Abdessemed, Edgar Arceneux, Jabu Arnell, Kabir Carter, William Cordova, Thierry Fontaine, Charles Gaines, Deborah Grant, Rashawn Griffin, David Hammons, Maren Hassinger, Leslie Hewitt, Wayne Hodge, Rashid Johnson, Jennie C. Jones, Jayson Keeling, Simone Leigh, Glenn Ligon, Dave McKenzie, Nicole Miller, My Barbarian, Kori Newkirk, Chris Ofili, Demetrius Oliver, Karyn Olivier, John Outterbridge, Clifford Owens, Akosua Adoma Owusu, William Pope.L, Michael Queenland, Robin Rhode, Jimmy Robert, Nadine Robinson, Paul Mpagi Sepuya, Gary Simmons, Xaviera Simmons, Shinique Smith, Soda_Jerk, Kianja Strobert, Stacy-Lynn Waddell, and Nari Ward. Also on view will be Wardell Milan's Drawings of Harlem.
This evening also marks the final show at Melanie Flood Projects in Clinton Hill. Even though Melanie is moving out of her current space I'm sure that she is moving on to bigger and better things and I personally can't wait to see what's next for her. I'm hoping to end my evening there to see Erica Allen's Untitled Gentleman series.  
I was also invited to the opening of Sharon Core's Early Americans, at the Hermes Gallery tonight which I would love to see. I missed her exhibition at Yancey Richardson last year but am a big fan of this beautiful still life work.
Don't know how I'm gonna make it from Midtown to Harlem to Brooklyn all in the course of a few hours but I'm gonna try.