The Encampment

Like a geometric nomadic village of art, The Encampment is a project that erects 100 illuminated expedition-style tents on the south point of NYC's Roosevelt Island from 5-7 October 2007. Organized by Thom Sokoloski and a Toronto based team, each tent will house an installation. The Encampment's creation and completion requires the participation of the public so they're currently looking for volunteers to join in …

Electrical Tape Sign Art

Shinjuku Station? Huge. With 3.3 million people passing through one of Tokyo's busiest stations daily, it's not exactly a place that can be closed for renovation. Starting in 2003, a construction worker by the name Shuetsu Satoh began creating temporary signs made from strips of adhesive tape. These weren't typical construction signs, but instead, elaborate works of art. Not only did his work help herds …

Slow Dancing

Last Thursday David Michalek's " Slow Dancing," an outdoor installation of 40-foot video screens featuring 43 dancers, premiered at the Lincoln Center in New York. Running nightly from 9pm-1am until 29 July 2007, projected images of dancers— including Karole Armitage, Trisha Brown, William Forsythe, Eiko, Judith Jamison, Bill T. Jones, Allegra Kent, Bill Shannon, Elizabeth Streb and many others—appear on three 40-foot scrims stretched across …