Alicia Eler | KCET
Alicia Eler is the author of The Selfie Generation: How Our Self-Images Are Changing Our Notions of Privacy, Sex, Consent, and Culture. She is the visual art critic/arts reporter at the Star Tribune in Minneapolis. Her cultural criticism and reporting are published in the Guardian, GLAMOUR, Harper’s Bazaar, New York Magazine, CNN, LA Weekly, Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun-Times, New Inquiry, Hyperallergic, Aperture, MAXIM, Art21 Magazine, and Artforum. Her work is quoted in New York Times, New Yorker, The Atlantic, Le Monde, Perez Hilton, BuzzFeed and Gawker (RIP). Eler is cited as a selfie expert in WIRED Magazine, BBC, Washington Postand New York Magazine. Alicia grew up in Skokie, Illinois, just north of Chicago, and received a BA in Art History from Oberlin College.
Post date: 2018-03-14T06:11:48-07:00
Some say that Instagramming art actually ruins the art experience, I argue that social media and selfie culture add another layer to the experience of the art which is radically different from how art was experienced before the rise of social media.
Post date: 2016-12-01T04:10:00-08:00
A look at the history of hysteria in the Western psyche, in relation to "Vireo: The Spiritual Biography of a Witch's Accuser."
Post date: 2016-03-17T01:00:00-07:00
Jenny Yurshansky's parents are Soviet Jewish refugees who settled in L.A. The artist will be making a trip to Moldova to explore her heritage.
Post date: 2015-12-16T17:00:00-08:00
Los Angeles-based artist Mirabelle Jones seeks to create dialogue about violence through her engaging performances.
Post date: 2015-10-07T18:00:00-07:00
Marc Horowitz isn't a comedian, but humor is an underlying theme in his wide ranging art. The artist has been conducting public experiments for more than 15 years, and has always been active on the Internet, chronicling his exploits on YouTube.
Post date: 2015-07-28T18:00:00-07:00
Petra Cortright was raised in Santa Barbara, but she grew up on the Internet. The artist's work is often typified as "post-Internet art" -- art that uses the Web as its medium, source, context and place where it is performed, all at once.