A blog of art happenings in and around Honolulu, Hawai'i

Wednesday, October 7, 2009

Reality Television Without Tears

Art:21, the Peabody Award-winning television documentary series on contemporary art, is coming to Honolulu. The UH Manoa Art Department in conjunction with The Contemporary Museum will be hosting an advance screening that is free and open to the public this Tuesday at 7:00pm at the UH Manoa Art Auditorium.

Although the exact episode to be screened at the Honolulu preview is still under wraps, the 5th season of Art:21 is jam-packed with interview gems. In an episode themed "Compassion," artists William Kentridge, Carrie Mae Weems and Doris Salcedo are profiled. Artists Julie Mehretu, John Baldessari, Kimsooja and Allan McCollum are featured in another episode themed around "Systems."

Although nothing beats a big screen, have no fear if you can't make it to the UH Manoa screening: the televison show is on the PBS Hawaii television lineup for Wednesday nights, and full episodes are also available online.

5 comments:

bukmacher said...

think its immposible,but will see

sazky said...

super post,thanks,wish all the best

josh said...

WHAT'S HAPPENING IN HONOLULU?

ezra said...

Hello Courtney...I really have enjoyed reading your thoughtful posts. I'm a nyc artist with family ties on Oahu where I've been fortunate to visit/live since 1978... My last trip out was for a memorial for my beloved uncle who passed away in late February. I lived for him, he was awesome and I live for the beauty and magic of Hawaii, the people, energy the unbounded potential for spiritual/artistic growth there. I need to relocate in the fall from NYC and need to reach out to the arts community in Oahu so as to better serve and to find any related employment. (Below my art info is my work resume) I have endless energies and enthusiasm to be part of the growing diverse arts out there and would be honored to have a chance to discuss further and advice or content you may have and deem advisable. I'm a solid friend and co-worker; dedicated, ambitious for group success and growth. I believe one's spirit grows through dedication and honestly ethical creative work, and dream about living long term on Oahu and participating and growing with the community there.

Thanks so much for your consideration.

Warmest Regards, Ezra
etalmatch@earthlink.net

ezra said...

Hello Courtney...I really have enjoyed reading your thoughtful posts. I'm a nyc artist with family ties on Oahu where I've been fortunate to visit/live since 1978... My last trip out was for a memorial for my beloved uncle who passed away in late February. I lived for him, he was awesome and I live for the beauty and magic of Hawaii, the people, energy the unbounded potential for spiritual/artistic growth there. I need to relocate in the fall from NYC and need to reach out to the arts community in Oahu so as to better serve and to find any related employment. (Below my art info is my work resume) I have endless energies and enthusiasm to be part of the growing diverse arts out there and would be honored to have a chance to discuss further and advice or content you may have and deem advisable. I'm a solid friend and co-worker; dedicated, ambitious for group success and growth. I believe one's spirit grows through dedication and honestly ethical creative work, and dream about living long term on Oahu and participating and growing with the community there.

Thanks so much for your consideration.

Warmest Regards, Ezra
etalmatch@earthlink.net