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Past Beacon Event: VOL 5

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VOL 5

March 15, 2016
@ Quinn's

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Remediation by Design

BY BRYAN QUINN
@ VOL 5 ON MAR 15, 2016

Bryan Quinn talks about how his company, OneNature, through use of ecological knowledge, construction experience, and design principles, remeadiates and redsigns the urban landscape.

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A Fledgling Press

BY MELISSA SCHLOBOHM
@ VOL 5 ON MAR 15, 2016

Melissa Schlobohm of Fledgling Press discusses her transition from sculpture to printmaking and her love of birds, bugs and multiples.

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Bringing Relief

BY SHANNON BRANDT
@ VOL 5 ON MAR 15, 2016

Shannon Brandt takes us with her on this sometimes funny, often moving trip she made to Lebabnon to bring releif supplies to refugges fleeing the conflict in Syria.

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Between the Lines

BY SHANTI GRUMBINE
@ VOL 5 ON MAR 15, 2016

"I began this series of newspaper cuts called Kenosis in 2011, after being diagnosed with late stage of Lyme disease. I wanted to engage with the world, but felt very isolated, so I grabbed New York Times. And because reading was difficult, I removed the words instead, because what we read affect how we see, so I started altering images as well."

In Between the Lines from PechaKucha Night Beacon Vol. 5, artists Shanti Grumbine talks about how her experience with Lyme disease changed her artistic process to examine what's not there... by manipulating the NYTimes to show what shadows can reveal.

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Tuesday, June 7th, 2016. 

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Vague Paintings

BY THOMAS HUBER
@ VOL 5 ON MAR 15, 2016

Artist Thomas Huber talks about how he uses the visual detritus of daily life, the random notes and scribbles that acrue throughout the day to create his lush, layered "vague" paintings.

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Bringing it Down to Size

BY BRIAN HIGBEE
@ VOL 5 ON MAR 15, 2016

"I thought that it was ironic that people were offended by the sight of missiles...they didn't know that the missiles came from U.S. Fighter planes..."

In Bringing it Down to Size from Pechakucha Night Beacon Vol.5Brian Higbee presents his series of scale models that explore political discourse in art. 

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Public Banking

BY ALEXANDER REED KELLY
@ VOL 5 ON MAR 15, 2016

Alexander Reed Kelly talks about the history of public banking as an alternative to corporate banks and the possibility and promise of starting one on a local level.

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I (Don't) Believe in God

BY BRENT SPODEK
@ VOL 5 ON MAR 15, 2016

Rabbi Brent Chaim Spodek uses art and artists to talk about comprehending the ineffible. 

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Good Times at The Improv

BY JOEL GOSS
@ VOL 5 ON MAR 15, 2016

Joel Goss talks about his days managing The Improv in NYC in the 70's. They broke a few comics there... oh ya know, Richard Prior, George Carlin, Jim Carrey, Robin Williams, just to name a few.

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