Programs 2008

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October 18, 2008
Dewey Decimal Days: Shush! It’s a Dance Party
Dance the night away as we celebrate the last hours of Dewey Decimal Days!
Location: Skylab, 57 E. Gay St., 5th floor
Time: 9:00 p.m.—3:00 a.m.


October 17, 2008
Dewey Decimal Days: Zine Summit Workshop
It features readings, a trade, and a workshop throughout the open-house evening in which visitors are encouraged to bring material to make their own works. Papers, pens, staples, glue and a photocopier available to use for free!
Location: Sporeprint Infoshop, 172 E. 5th Ave.
Time: 7:00 p.m. —11:00 p.m.


October 17, 2008
Dewey Decimal Days: Book Arts Today II
The Ohio State University professor of art Suzanne Silver and director of Logan Elm Press Bob Tauber have a conference call with Brooklyn Museum chief librarian Deirdre Lawrence. They discuss experiences supporting, making, exhibiting and printing books arts. The recording and transcription of the call will be uploaded to the bureau’s website!
Location: Recording available on bureau’s site


October 16, 2008
Dewey Decimal Days: Audio-Visual Materials
This evening includes a viewing of a short film by Tongsue Ly produced especially for Dewey Decimal Days. It is followed by screenings ofToute la Mémoire du Monde (1956) by Alain Resnais and the cult librarian classic Party Girl (1995) starring Parker Posey, selected collectively by librarians.

Following event, Tongsue’s film will be available for viewing on the website of Bureau for Open Culture.
Location: Studio 35 Cinema, 3055 Indianola Ave.
Time: 6:00 p.m.


October 15, 2008
Dewey Decimal Days: Book Arts Today I
A chat via SKYPE between The Ohio State University professor of art Mary Jo Bole and Joyce Guley of Knust Press at Extrapool in Nljmegen, Netherlands. They talk about Bole’s experience working with the press. A video recording and transcription of the talk will be available on Bureau for Open Culture’s website.
Location: Recording available on bureau’s site


October 14, 2008
Dewey Decimal Days: Recall Notices
This evening features conversations with librarians and library staff about the changing role of libraries in our society. If you work in a library (or not) and have a something to say or just want to come listen, join us for this informal gathering with ice cream!
Location: Grandview Heights Public Library, 1685 W. First Ave.
Time: 6:00 p.m.


September 29, 2008
Making Ideas, Events and Exhibitions at the Bureau for Open Culture
James Voorhies, Director of Exhibitions, speaks about curatorial practice in relation to current, past and future projects organized by the Bureau for Open Culture.
Location: Canzani Center Auditorium, CCAD campus
Time: 11:00 a.m.—12:30 p.m.


July 26, 2008
To Whom Do You Beautifully Belong?
Join us on the plot of land tonight for another evening of viewing a film outside under the stars!
The Pink Panther Strikes Again (1976), 103 minutes
Director: Blake Edwards
Starring: Peter Sellers
Location: 926-8 E. Gay St., Columbus, Ohio Map
Time: 9:00 p.m.


July 19, 2008
To Whom Do You Beautifully Belong?
Bring a Plant, Adopt a Plant
Missing something to love in your life? Everyone is invited to bring a plant that you’d like to see in our garden, and take one that you’d like in yours! Come learn more about the project, help work in the garden, or just hang out.
Location: 926-8 E. Gay St., Columbus, Ohio Map
Time: 10:00 a.m.—2:00 p.m.


July 12, 2008
To Whom Do You Beautifully Belong?
Join us on the plot of land tonight for a film outside under the stars!
Duck Soup (1933), 68 minutes Rained Out
Starring: the Marx Brothers
Location: 926-8 E. Gay St., Columbus, Ohio Map
Time: 9:00 p.m.


June 28, 2008
To Whom Do You Beautifully Belong?
A day of tending to the garden. Come and get your hands dirty!
Location: 926-8 E. Gay St., Columbus, Ohio Map
Time: 10:00 a.m.—4:00 p.m.


May 4, 2008
To Whom Do You Beautifully Belong? opening activities
What are you doing this Saturday? Join us for the beginning of this year-long project with a plot of land. Bring your gardening tools, seeds, strong backs and green thumbs to help move dirt, plant gardens, meet Tongsue and Matt and talk about—among other things—how to create a water collecting system and how to build a horseshoe pit! Food and refreshments will be provided.
Location: 926-8 E. Gay St., Columbus, Ohio Map
Time: 10:00 a.m.—2:00 p.m.


April 5, 2008
The Van Gallery
Organized by Mark VanFleet in conjunction with the VDC, The Van Gallery exhibits Free Art History fliers by Mark, Ryan Agnew, and Patrick Weber, as well as distributes a new issue of Red76’s Journal of Radical Shimming (Issue 4, Volume 1) published in conjunction with Franklin’s VDC Copy Center.
Location: Short North Arts District
Time: 7:00 p.m.


April 5, 2008
Make Art Accessible: Cellular Theatre
Screening of video submissions shot only using cellular phone.
Curated by Anthony Castronovo
Location: Franklin’s VDC Copy Center by Red76, 1124 N. High St.
Time: 7:00 p.m.


April 5, 2008
Umbrella Men
Danny and David Tuss of Umbrella Men perform outside in front of the VDC.
Location: Franklin’s VDC Copy Center by Red76, 1124 N. High St.
Time: 7:00 p.m.


April 5, 2008
[OPEN EIGHT TRACK] Session II
This second installment of [OPEN EIGHT TRACK] transforms the VDC into an open recording forum and studio. Everyone is invited to come and record their voices, stories, sounds and, if compelled, bring a keyboard and guitar. Microphones and a digital 8 track are provided. Organized by Katy Castronovo and Danny Tuss
Location: Franklin’s VDC Copy Center by Red76, 1124 N. High St.
Time: 7:00 p.m.


March 28, 2008
IMA Gallery opening reception
Artist Dina Sherman’s IMA Gallery presents work by Jamie Boyle. Artist Andy King makes fresh bread LIVE.
Location: Franklin’s VDC Copy Center by Red76, 1124 N. High St.
Time: 6:30 p.m.


March 28, 2008
Tour de Dance!
Organized by Sporeprint Infoshop this dance party follows Columbus’ Critical Mass.
Location: Franklin’s VDC Copy Center by Red76, 1124 N. High St.
Time: 9:30 p.m.


March 27, 2008
SKYPE meeting with Sam Gould of Red76 in Portland, Oregon
Location: Franklin’s VDC Copy Center by Red76, 1124 N. High St.
Time: 2:00 p.m.


March 26, 2008
SKYPE meeting with C.CRED/Collective CREative Dissent, Malmö, Sweden
Location: Franklin’s VDC Copy Center by Red76, 1124 N. High St.
Time: 2:30 p.m.


March 25, 2008
Discussion between James Voorhies and F.R.E.S.H. Air Gallery artists
Organized by Kim Glover
Location: Franklin’s VDC Copy Center by Red76, 1124 N. High St.
Time: 5:30 p.m.


March 14, 2008
Film screening: The Devil and Daniel Johnston (2005), 110 minutes
Director: Jeff Feuerzeig
Organized by Sarah Weinstock
Location: Franklin’s VDC Copy Center by Red76, 1124 N. High St.
Time: 9:30 p.m.


March 13, 2008
SKYPE meeting with Sam Gould of Red76 in Portland, Oregon
Jason Wilson, recovering know-it-all and aspiring senior citizen, discusses religious experimentalism with Sam. Wilson is a founder of the experimental SkatePunk Art & Housing Space Martial Art; the group 0009; and the co-founder-along with Diane Eisnor of the social mapping network Platial.
Location: Franklin’s VDC Copy Center by Red76, 1124 N. High St.
Time: 2:00 p.m.


March 13, 2008
Artists: Karl Baumann and Pelham Johnston
Film/video installations: Newclear (2007) and The Children of Rupert Murdoch and Ted Turner (2008)
Location: Franklin’s VDC Copy Center by Red76, 1124 N. High St.
Time: 3:30 p.m.


March 12, 2008
Gallery conversation between James Voorhies and the Central Ohio Area Agency on Aging, Columbus, Ohio
Location: Canzani Center Gallery, CCAD campus
Time: 9:30 a.m.


March 12, 2008
Gallery conversation between James Voorhies and Resource Interactive, Columbus, Ohio
Location: Canzani Center Gallery, CCAD campus
Time: 2:00 p.m.


March 12, 2008
SKYPE meeting with C.CRED/Collective CREative Dissent, Malmö, Sweden
Ola Stahl talks about his recent reworking of a small section of piano music by French composer Pierre Boulez. Following the presentation is a performance of the audio piece by Ola and Carl Lindh.
Location: Franklin’s VDC Copy Center by Red76, 1124 N. High St.
Time: 2:00 p.m.


March 11, 2008
Gallery conversation with James Voorhies
Location: Canzani Center Gallery, CCAD campus
Time: 3:30 p.m.


March 6, 2008
SKYPE meeting with Sam Gould of Red76 in Portland, Oregon
Ralph Youtz and Sam talk about the relationship between math, art, and music, Pythagoras’ underground history, and the meaning of life.
Location: Franklin’s VDC Copy Center by Red76, 1124 N. High St.
Time: 2:00 p.m.


March 5, 2008
SKYPE meeting with C.CRED/Collective CREative Dissent, Malmö, Sweden
Peder Olsson talks about his new book, which is not just non-linear, but multi-dimensional, allowing the reader to navigate through unique paths and to experience the work in many different ways.
Location: Franklin’s VDC Copy Center by Red76, 1124 N. High St.
Time: 2:30 p.m.


March 1, 2008
Open Eight Track]
An open recording forum and studio in which everybody is invited to come record their voice, stories, songs, and sounds. Microphones and a digital 8 track are provided.
Organized by Katy Castronovo and Danny Tuss
Location: Franklin’s VDC Copy Center by Red76, 1124 N. High St.
Time: 6:00 p.m.


February 28, 2008
SKYPE meeting with Sam Gould of Red76 in Portland, Oregon
A discussion with J.P. Jenkins and Gabriel Mindel-Salomon on their interest in the book Art and Fear (2001) by David Bayles and Ted Orland and its relationship to artists and non-artists.
Location: Franklin’s VDC Copy Center by Red76, 1124 N. High St.
Time: 2:00 p.m.


February 24, 2008
Intercontinental Medical Aid as Revolutionary Art
Emmanuel Monhammed, director of the Children’s Medical Missions located in Accra, Ghana, talks about his work securing free medical care for Ghanaian children with medical needs.
Location: Franklin’s VDC Copy Center by Red76, 1124 N. High St.
Time: 4:00 p.m.


February 21, 2008
Gallery conservation with James Voorhies
Location: Canzani Center Gallery, CCAD campus
Time: 3:30 p.m.


February 19, 2008
Film screening: Doing Time, Doing Vipassana (1997), 52 minutes
Directors: Eilona Ariel and Ayelet Menahemi
Organized by Mike Wolf
Location: Franklin’s VDC Copy Center by Red76, 1124 N. High St.
Time: 7:00 p.m.


February 18, 2008
Artist conversation: Mike Wolf
In Domestic Struggle Part Two, Free Travel Talk Wolf discusses travels in the Midwest and life experience as artistic practice.
Location: Franklin’s VDC Copy Center by Red76, 1124 N. High St.
Time: 7:00 p.m.


February 16, 2008
Artist conversation: Dan S. Wang
Wang presents his latest thoughts on the relationship between critical art practice and Beijing’s 1989 Socialist movement.
Location: Franklin’s VDC Copy Center by Red76, 1124 N. High St.
Time: 7:00 p.m.


February 14-15, 2008
Conversations and workshops with members of Irag Veterans Against the War
Location: Franklin’s VDC Copy Center by Red76, 1124 N. High St.
Time: 12:00 p.m.


February 14, 2008
Artist conversation: Jonathan Calm
Location: Kinney Hall, CCAD campus
Time: 3:30 p.m.


February 13, 2008
Selections
Artist, organizer, and Red76 collaborator Dan S. Wang has over the past five years been inviting people to play a set of recorded music for small audiences in various spaces. He invited people to share their music at the opening of Franklin’s VDC Copy Center by Red76.
Location: Franklin’s VDC Copy Center by Red76, 1124 N. High St.
Time: 8:00 p.m.


February 6, 2008
Artist conversation: Eric Araujo
Location: Loann Crane Center for Design, CCAD campus
Time: 3:30 p.m.


February 1—14, 2008
Artist in residence: Eric Araujo
Araujo is in residence collaborating with CCAD sculpture class to make The House Project (2008) as part of the exhibition Taking Shelter.