Tuesday, June 26, 2012

The Avant Garde Diaries Launch Party

The Avant Garde Diaries debuted their new, New York Offices, June 19, 2012.
The Launch took place on the corner of 372 Broome and Mott streets, NYC.

Security Ladies did their job, extremely well.

Tacos, with choice, of Beef, Chicken or vegetarian were on hand,
and they were good!

Oh no, you dropped your Taco!

They offered an Open Bar, with top shelf, well drinks,
Grey Goose, Jameson Irish Whiskey, Bombay Gin, Brooklyn Larger,
Stella Artois and Blue Moon Beer.

Music was provided by DJ's Pete Rock and Kim Sweeney,
and a Live performance by Janka Nabay and The Bubu Gang!


Home-made giant potato chips were served on hooks,
hung on a pole carried by two waiters.
Bobbi Citron and friends were in attendance.
Fried Cheese Balls, anyone?
Real Estate Investor, Jan Joroff and yours truly.
As the Sun set on the Westside, we bid a fond farewell.

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Orchard Windows Presents Michael Mars

Dino Eli presents painting's of Michael Mars, at Orchard Windows.
"Rotational" is the title of exhibition, June 15th - 21st.

Orchard Windows is a cozy little art space on the Lower East Side.
The brain child of Dino Eli, owner, curator and impresario.
Eli brings a cross section of contemporary art for all taste's and budgets.
"Windows" and "Dino Eli Gallery" are a showcase's for emerging artist's.  

Orchard Windows is at 37 Orchard street, NYC. 
Tel: 917 9951001

The aim of the artist is not to represent the outward appearance of things,
but their inward significance, and this, and not the external manner and detail,
is the true reality. - Aristotle 

Artist Ray Kelly, Corsair Editor Ron Mwangaguhunga, Curtis Valentine.

Friday, June 15, 2012

Abel Cine Demonstrates the Phantom Miro

An Exploration of the Phantom Miro

 Yesterday, June 14, 2012, Moe Shore, Phantom Product Manager at Abel Cine
introduced the Phantom Miro M320S and the opportunities it opens up to image-makers.

Jesse Rosen, Director of Technical Development for Abel Cine,
discussed how Miro M320S, fits into the Phantom camera line, including how
Vision Research was able to create a compact, full featured high-speed camera.

Live Camera Demo

Jim Gedulddick and Steve Romano recorded a live performance
by "object manipulator" Michael Karas and discussed the process while shooting.
There was time for Q&A and hands on with the camera.

The Miro is able to slow down the subject in the monitor while it's recording.

Michael Karas master of object manipulation.

Phantom Miro M320S

Monday, June 11, 2012

Meulensteen Gallery Chelsea

Young Curators New Ideas IV

Organized by Mr. & Mrs. Amani Olu June 7 – August 24, 2012
 The exhibition continues through August and will include a series of programs
and special events. The Gallery covers over 7,000 square feet of space.

Rachel Cook, Jenny Jaskey, Robin Juan, Larry Ossei-Mensah, Tiernan Morgan,
Stephanie Roach, Legacy Russell, Ariella Wolens, Jordana Zeldin, Calder Zwicky,
Susi Kenna & Tali Wertheimer and Court Square

Meulensteen Gallery 511 West 22nd street, NYC.

Sterling Allen, Ben Alper, Pan Aterson, Amy Beecher, A.K. Burns, Darren Coffield,
Jillian Conrad, Adam Curtis, Teresa Henriquez, Peter Hobbs, Brookhart Jonquil,
Jen Kennedy, Jerry Kearns, Ryan Lauderdale, Liz Linden, C.J. Matherne, Hugo McCloud,
Matt Nichols, Miranda Pissarides, Josh Reames, Prem Sahib, Judith Shimer, Kasper Sonne,
Adam Parker Smith, Jeni Spota, Jeffrey Vallance, Julia Weist, Erik Blinderman & Lisa Rave

Edwin Meulensteen

Ladies on the bathroom line.

Amani Olu (b. 1980) is an independent curator,
 writer, essayist and co-founder and executive director of Humble Arts Foundation,
a New York based 501c3 committed to supporting and promoting new art photography.
In addition to his work as a non-profit arts director, he also organizes the annual Young Curators,
New Ideas exhibition. He lives and works in New York and is a proud member
of New Art Dealers Alliance (NADA).

Press Inquiries:

Nancy Nichols

Accompanying the exhibition is a full-color catalog with contributions by Amani Olu
and Jamie Sterns.