Posts Tagged “Venice Biennale”

Proposal for a Museum: Roman Ondák’s Virtual Museum of Contemporary Art

01.25.2013  |  By
Filed under: Projects/Series

In 2013 SFMOMA will close for an expansion project planned to last nearly three years. Reflecting on the closure, grupa o.k. asked several friends and colleagues to imagine their own proposals for a museum in San Francisco. And now and then, the editors present “proposals” discovered elsewhere. Today: Roman Ondák’s Virtual Museum of Contemporary Art.

At the 50th Venice Biennale in 2003, Roman Ondák displayed a reproduction of this letter addressed to the Slovakian Minister of Culture, whom he solicits to support the creation o... More


05.31.2011  |  By
Filed under: Essay

Last week I was called in for jury duty. Like most everyone who was instructed to report to the Civic Center courthouse that morning, I hoped to be ignored, or to find a way out of it with strong opinions. Alas, I was the second person to be called into the jury box for interrogation as potential juror. While I was screened by the defense attorney,... More