Matt Giel, Atlantic City, photograph in Duett at Grizzly Grizzly, Jan 2012

Duett: Becky Hunter makes her curatorial debut, by Ana Finel Honigman

For “Duett,” her curatorial debut, critic Becky Hunter demonstrated how an excellent curator combines the skills of a scholar and yenta. The match Hunter made between Berlin-based British artist, Alanna Lawley, and Philadelphian photographer, Matt Giel, yielded an intelligent, creative, conversation about photography, distance, abstract communication and curatorship. In the spirit of today’s Internet age, […]

Kari Altmann / Extra Extra

Most web savvy folk recognize the term “meme” as referring to ideas, games and styles reproduced swiftly by means of imitation and adaption across the Internet. Artist Rob Pruitt has traced an absurd example of such a movement in Kitlers (2010), mapping the online communities dedicated to photographing white cats with black “Hitler” moustaches. However, as a […]

Katie Murken: Continua

  Katie Murken is a Philadelphia-based artist whose first solo exhibition Continua is two years in the making. The octagonal, room-sized installation constructed from hand-dyed telephone books celebrates sculptural color harmonies, while a separate space diagrammatically displays her conceptual and working processes. A welcome, rigorously theoretical addition to the city’s art scene, Murken’s DIY show reflects her […]