Posts Tagged “Now Playing”

Los Jaichackers: A collaboration between Eamon Ore-Giron and Julio Cesar Morales

05.29.2012  |  By
Filed under: 151 3rd

This Thursday SFMOMA’s Now Playing series returns with San Francisco– and Los Angeles–based multimedia art duo Los Jaichackers (Spanglish for hijackers), who have curated a night of experimental music, performance, and lectures. It’s going to be super! Please welcome Eamon Ore-Giron and Julio Cesar Morales:

When Frank Smigiel asked us ... More

5 Questions: Ann Magnuson

10.24.2011  |  By
Filed under: Conversations

[Five questions to SFMOMA artists, staff, or guests. Today I spoke with Ann Magnuson, artist, singer, performer extraordinaire. She will be performing a David Bowie– and Jobriath-inspired piece, The Rock Star as Witch Doctor, Myth Maker, and Ritual Sacrifice, on Thursday as part of Now Playing.]

What would I find in your refrigerator right now?

The most incredible organic eggs from Landers, which is this little desert town just north of Joshua Tree. There is a lady there who feeds her chickens all organic vegetables, and she nurtures them q... More

5 Questions: Satomi Matsuzaki

09.15.2011  |  By
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[Five questions to SFMOMA artists, staff, or guests. Today we hear from Satomi Matsuzaki, singer from Deerhoof. They perform TONIGHT as part of Now Playing.]

Do you collect anything?

For the past five years, I haven’t been collecting anything. I am fond of lightness and neatness. I like getting clothes, but then my closet gets full so I give ... More

5 Questions: Douglas McGray

03.16.2011  |  By
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[Five questions to SFMOMA artists, staff, or guests. Today we hear from Douglas McGray. Douglas is editor-in-chief  of Pop-Up Magazine,  a writer (The New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine, This American Life),  a senior fellow at The New America Foundation, and adviser for The Atavist. Tomorrow night Pop-Up Magazine presents Sidebar: Wine! ... More

5 Questions: Anna Parkina

02.22.2011  |  By
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[Five questions to SFMOMA artists, staff, or guests. Today, answers to more than five questions. Anna Parkina is an artist who lives and works in Moscow. Her work includes collage, sculpture, and performance. This Thursday evening Anna will perform in the Wattis Theater at 7 p.m., in conjunction with the opening of her New Work exhibition on the 2n... More

5 Questions: Chris Johanson

08.20.2010  |  By
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[Five questions to SFMOMA artists, staff, or guests. Multimedia artist Chris Johanson sat down with me for 5 questions while listening to  members of the band the 17th and Capps rehearsing in the next room.  They were all in town for the museum’s Now Playing event in June. Many will know Chris as a San Francisco Mission School artist.  He ... More

Five Questions: Sasha Wizansky

06.10.2010  |  By
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[Five questions to SFMOMA artists, staff, or guests.  Sasha Wizansky lives in San Francisco and is editor-in-chief and art director of Meatpaper magazine.  Meatpaper, launched in 2007,  is the world’s only quarterly print magazine about the culture of meat.  For our new Now Playing Thursday evenings Meatpaper has been collaborating with Blue... More

Five Questions: Laetitia Sonami and SUE-C

04.15.2010  |  By
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[Five questions to SFMOMA artists, staff, or guests.  Laetitia Sonami is a performer and sound artist who creates her own instruments, most notably her Lady’s Glove.  Artist SUE-C creates live visuals by combining photographs, drawings and lighting effects.  The pair is collaborating on a performance for TONIGHT’S  Now Playing event... More

My Barbarian – “La Reina de L.A.”

03.22.2010  |  By
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Hey all, a brief clip from last Thursday’s fabulous My Barbarian performance in the Atrium. This LA-based performance collective has been producing “site-specific plays, musical concerts, theatrical situations & video installations” since 2000, and this was a great introduction for many of us in the audience that night, as we ... More

Come! Kota Ezawa premieres new work Thurs eve

03.17.2010  |  By
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As part of tomorrow night’s Long Play: Bruce Conner & the Singles Collection screening in the Wattis: we’re happy to host the premiere of  Kota Ezawa’s brand-new Beatles Über California. PLUS beautiful 16mm prints of Bruce Conner’s BREAKAWAY and MEA CULPA! and many others, including one from another artist well known to th... More

Five Questions: Alexandro Segade

03.15.2010  |  By
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[Five questions to SFMOMA artists, staff, or guests. Alexandro Segade lives in Los Angeles and is an artist working collaboratively with the band/performance/theater group My Barbarian.  He and his bandmates Malik Gaines and Jade Gordon will be performing at SFMOMA this Thursday as part of the Now Playing event.]

Do you collect anything?

Not really.... More