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The Artistry of Youtube: Artist who use the internet to make work.

There are many contemporary artists currently using the internet as a tool to make work. This type of  art typically explores the identity of a public that has now grown accustomed to being connected to a virtual reality and brings up questions of ownership, accessibility and control. Today I am going to share two artists […]

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A Summer Art Trip Around NYC

Hello, it’s Jacque with my first official post! I have lived in New York City for a little under a month now and with Grad school not starting for another week,  I have done my fair share of exploring. Today I will take you around the city, from the posh galleries of Chelsea to the […]

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The New Girl

Me in Yayoi Kusama’s Fireflies on the Water, 2002 @ the Whitney.  Hello readers! I am Jacque from thedreambeing.com and I am excited to do some guest posting over here in the salon. But first, a little about myself. Since the moment I picked up my first camera 10 years ago, I have been a photographer. (My […]

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TweetChat

THE TWITTERVERSE, 15 August — I’ve just finished my 2nd “TweetChat.” I do love Twitter, and TweetChat is a cool platform for turning Twitter into a group discussion. Still, it’s a strange space to me. This Tweetchat was with Games MOOC, and the 1st was with Arts Management Chat. Both fantastic groups of smart, engaged, […]

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Data Crunch

I know, I know, I haven’t been as prompt with my blog postings this week. Here’s the deal – a paper of mine, based on my dissertation work, was accepted for presentation at the Qualitative Report Conference next year. The acceptance got me excited and when I get excited, I become a little OCD. So […]

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Gamification with Kevin Werbach

PHILADELPHIA, 27 August — While I won’t be “physically” in Philadelphia to enjoy the summer humidity (my dad used to tell us that as a kid there he’d take a cold shower at 2am so he could actually sleep for another 20 minutes or so) I will be “virtually” hanging out at the legendary Wharton […]

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2 dogs at a computer rehashing the famous "on the internet nobody knows you're a dog" conversation, this time with the caption "On Facebook 273 people know I'm a dog, the rest can only see my limited profile"

Nicole Beale – Social Media

Originally posted on Digital Pathways for Community Heritage:
#sotonsocmed Workshop Description Last week I ran a workshop ‘Social Media for Researchers’ for the CITE group at the University of Southampton, which was great fun, despite the limited time that we had to talk about the issues covered. CITE are doing loads of cool stuff at…

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10 Weeks to Improve Your Artistic Career – Week 10

Originally posted on The Practical Art World:
Week 10: Connect with your community. One of the greatest assets we have as working artists is each other. Sharing experiences, asking questions, and learning from what we see and enjoy are all ways to greatly improve artistic practices and careers. I hope that the 10 week project…

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How to Create a Press Release for your Art Exhibition

Originally posted on The Practical Art World:
You have an art exhibition coming up. Great! Depending on the venue, the staff might take care of the press release for you. Excellent! But, if you find yourself in an exhibition with no promotional machine at work already, you need to make sure that your show gets…

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