Monday, July 11, 2011
Anne Elizabeth Moore is a Fulbright scholar, and artist and cultural critic who works internationally around issues of globalization. The critically acclaimed author of Unmarketable: Brandalism, Copyfighting, Mocketing, and the Erosion of Integrity (The New Press, 2007), and Hey Kidz, Buy This Book (Soft Skull, 2004), Moore was also the co-editor and publisher of now-defunct Punk Planet, and the founding editor of the Best American Comics series from Houghton Mifflin. She teaches at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and speaks around the world on issues of freedom of expression.
Recently, Moore mounted two single-person exhibitions of her conceptual art, was the subject of two documentary films, and her work appeared on the radio program Snap Judgment and in the ProgressiveBitch, and on Truthout. She has written for The Onion, Feministing, The Stranger, In These Times, The Boston Phoenix, and Tin House. She has exhibited at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago; at Sea and Space in Los Angeles; Meta-House in Phnom Penh, Cambodia; the Center for Endless Progress in Berlin, Germany; the Spinnerei in Leipzig, Germany; and had work included in the 2008 Whitney Biennale. She recently updated Stud's Terkel’s Division Street: America for WBEZ/Vocalo in a web project called Revision Street: America. Her work with young women in Southeast Asia has been featured in Time Out Chicago, Make/Shift, and Print magazines, in the Phnom Penh Post, and on GritTV and NPR's Worldview. She will release her next nonfiction book, Cambodian Grrrl: Self-Publishing in Phnom Penh, in 2011.
Based in New York, Elizabeth White is an artist whose work includes photography, video, installation, and social practices. Recent exhibitions include "No Soul For Sale" at the Tate Modern in London and "Surveil", a two-person show with Anne Elizabeth Moore at the Center for Endless Progress in Berlin. Her work has also been shown in New York, Dublin, and Leipzig as well as Japan and New Zealand. In the summer of 2010 she participated in the Pilotenkuche residency at the Spinnerei in Leipzig, Germany. She has been honored with an Aaron Siskind Fellowship and the support of the Hattie Strong Foundation and featured as a new talent by ArtInfo.comWhite holds an MFA from the School of Visual Arts in New York, and a BA from Vassar College. She teaches courses in art, design, and digital culture at the City University of New York and Ramapo College of New Jersey, and has served as a visiting faculty member at Bennington College and Purchase CollegeElizabeth White is the creator and editor of the blog
During their residency at GeoAIR in Tbilisi and Batumi they conducted The Conversations Project, a series of public dialogues with artists and cultural producers, they invited public to participate in an active discussion and creation session around expressive freedom, cultural production, and art.
The Conversations Project
Time & Money: Words & Pictures
#1 - 12.07.2011 / Center of Contemporary Art - Tbilisi
#2 - 19.07.2011 / Press Cafe - Batumi
#3 - 26.07.2011 / Giorgi Leonidze State Literature Museum
Anne Elizabeth Moore & Elizabeth White (NY) were ArtsLink Awards recipients for 2011.