Monday, February 22, 2010

MARKETPLACE covers MODERN RUIN (mp3 podcast)


Empty bank gives rise to financial art

Before a Washington Mutual branch was demolished in Dallas, two local curators put up a financially-themed art show in the building. Christina Rees, one of the curators, talks with Kai Ryssdal about how it all came together. (from American Public Media's Marketplace)

play the podcast (mp3):


(above) "Modern Ruin" co-organizers Thomas Feulmer and Christina Rees sit on a vintage Matchless motorcycle after the show, seen in front of Tom Orr's installation. (top) Sound, video, sculpture, text, scent, and film projection -collaborative installation by Kevin Todora and Jeff Zilm. (photos by Kevin Todora)