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In Country: Soldier's Stories From Iraq and Afghanistan

“We dream in narrative, daydream in narrative, remember, anticipate, hope, despair, believe, doubt, plan, revise, criticize, construct, gossip, learn, hate and love by narrative. In order to really live we make up stories about ourselves and others about the personal as well as the social past and future.” —Joan Didion, The White Album, 1979.

Steina's Installations at the Burchfield Penney

Like the ocean surf that’s thematic in several portions of video artist Steina’s multi-installation exhibit at the Burchfield Penney Art Center, you let the work wash over you. It’s a bit thrilling.

Designs for Sustainable Living

Designs for Sustainable Living is an architectural and site design competition for the City of Buffalo. It seeks local, national, and international entrants to best answer the question: How would you design a space in one of nine designated areas to promote sustainable living in a neighborhood and for the City of Buffalo as a whole?

Work by Keir Neuringer and Justin Chouinard at Squeaky Wheel

For a meditation on the idea of revolution and revolutions in a metaphorical—that is, historical—sense, Keir Neuringer has created a perpetuum mobile literal revolution sculpture of reel-to-reel tape machines in a setup that cycles tape through the machines but also from wall to wall of the installation room, meanwhile recording and overlaying and playing back ambient noise, including audience noises, in a never-ending aural palimpsest that seems simultaneously to mock and honor the revolutions idea.

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