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2. Critic Ignatiy Vishnevetsky on the importance of the term “workflow,” or the “the relationship between production and post-production,” to discussions about contemporary film. Vishnevetsky points to the way that filmmakers like Steven Soderbergh and David Fincher are using digital tools to streamline the production process. Jonathan Poritsky has posted a thoughtful response here.
3. Fire Records and Bo’ Weavil Recordings are reissuing The Garbage & the Flowers double album, Eyes Rind As if Beggars” . . . a hazy ramshackle history pockmarked with bursts of genius and stoned rehearsals.”
4. In 1973, Vito Acconci was at the height of his performance art career.
5. In the new issue of n+1, Charles Petersen explores philosopher Stanley Cavell’s defense of language’s ambiguity and his essential insight into the way art returns us to the everyday.