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Michael Alan’s Solo Exhibition ‘9Lives’ at Galerie Tanja Grunert

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Michael Alan’s

Solo Exhibition

9Lives

at

Galerie Tanja Grunert

524 West 19th Street,

New York, New York 10011

between 10th and 11th Ave

across from David Zwirner Gallery

on

Thursday, March 31 at 4 PM to 6PM

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Urban Graffiti Mix #19

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An “in-your-face” R-rated avant-garde audio response to the increasingly fictive, overly-commodified, G-rated Disneyfication of contemporary fiction, poetry, music and spoken word. Old and new connect where Temporary Autonomous Zones cross and individual creativity bursts through. Wickedly naughty, angry, boisterous, tempestuous. A stiff middle finger to the status quo tendency towards insularity, as well as intellectual and creative censure of socially and culturally uncomfortable subject matter. A celebration of vibrantly transgressive independent musicians, poets, and writers.
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The Mechanics & Mystery of Top 40 Lists by bart plantenga

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“The list could surely go on, and there is nothing more wonderful than a list, instrument of wondrous hypotyposis.”  • Umberto Eco, The Name of the Rose

bart plantenga 

On daily to-do list: add ‘hypotyposis’ [vivid picturesque description] to long vocabulary list.

1bart1I started following Top 40 lists on pop radio stations when I was 8. Some are fascinated by the patterns we see in the stars, some in why autumn leaves turn brown, why love affairs go sour, why males are driven crazy by women’s breasts and why some bet on football games or collect Barbies in their original packaging, I was interested in the order of pop music.

I kept my own lists, ear flush to my red transistor, listening to ABC-AM or the WMCA “Good Guys” waiting for the announcement of the next song, scribbling it down in it’s position in the Top 40 on a lined page with a flashlight propped up on my pillow. I stole 9v batteries from the Acme Super Market to keep the radio going late into the night as if turning it off might mean missing a secret message from the ether about my place in the universe or a mantra that will lead to a level of nirvana accorded only the nerdy among us.

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Enigma: Art & Evolution of Michael Alan’s Living Installation by Mark McCawley

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Enigma: Art & Evolution

of Michael Alan’s

Living Installation

 

a photo review

by Mark McCawley

 
 

"Live music with tim Love Lee, Pearl necklace, and Mike Ogaltree", Photo Copyright © 2016 Hubert Burchardt

“Live music with tim Love Lee, Pearl necklace, and Mike Ogaltree”, Photo Copyright © 2016 Hugh Burchardt

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Michael Alan’s ‘Living Installation: The Anti-Depression Show’ at 17 Frost Gallery

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Michael Alan’s

‘Living Installation:

The Anti-Depression Show’

at

17 Frost Gallery

17 Frost Street

Brooklyn, New York 11211

on

December 19th at 6 PM

to December 20th at 4 AM EST

Tickets-$20

100 person limit

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