Ali's UK request & response 

Upon my return from Art in Odd Places, NYC, I found this note from Ali (who lives in the United Kingdom) requesting an image. It reminded me of former postal art projects and I responded by creating this post card image just for Ali.

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Art in Odd Places #3 

The Expeditionary Art Adventure Team Report #3. Water is Life; Mni Wiconi - these words in many languages flowed from the Sculptural Acoustic Roller Vessel as we traveled 14th St and beyond for Art in Odd Places 2017 SENSE. Water flows to unite with water because all elements are subject to the same laws. Water gives life and sometimes takes it away - but there is no life without it. What happens if our waters disappear or are polluted beyond repair? At the present time, there are over 1,000 Super Fund…

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Art in Odd Places #2 

The Expeditionary Art Adventure Team Report #2. We are traveling 14th St and beyond with the Sculptural Acoustic Roller Vessel for Art in Odd Places. We carry 2 vials of water from Day one of my 2,367.4 mile Mississippi River Swim. We are collecting hidden waters between the Hudson and East Rivers.
Vials #7 & #8 Oct. 14, 2017 - T. 13:00 Location 40º 43' 28" N. 73º 58' 23" W. Elevation 30' East River Park at 10th St. Present: Dr. David Christenson, and Billy X Curmano.
Vial #9 Oct. 14, 2017 - T.…

Art in Odd Places 

The Expeditionary Art Adventure Team Report #1. We are traveling 14th St and beyond with the Sculptural Acoustic Roller Vessel for Art in Odd Places. We carry 2 vials of water from Day one of my 2,367.4 mile Mississippi River Swim. We are collecting hidden waters between the Hudson and East Rivers.


Vials #3 & #4 Oct. 12, 2017 - T. 11:46 Location 40º 44' 15"N. 74º 00' 36" S. Elevation 20' Hudson River Park. Present: Dr. David Christenson, Margarita Baumann and Billy X Curmano.


Vial #5 Oct. 12,…

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Rolling Nap Snoozes into Spring 

“Relax… Do Less… Save the Planet… It’s not easy,” so says Billy X. Curmano - as American Idle - in the “The 24-hour Worldwide Rolling Nap”. This, his latest multi-layered performance and environmental statement calls for a paradigm shift to a slower pace. Curmano will attempt to bed down March 19th at 7:33 a.m. Central Daylight Savings Time and awaken with the 2015 Spring Dawn - 7:33 a.m. March 20th.

 

Naps are personal, but the “How Do You Sleep?” installation will be open for visitation March 18 from 5…

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Greetings from the Misi-ziibi to Mespaeths 

In the performance and environmental statement, “Swimmin’ the River”, I swam 2,367.4 miles from the source of the Mississippi River to the Gulf of Mexico. My support crews and I became Ambassadors for Clean Water as we reclaimed the waterways for life affirming pursuits.

 

Cause all things connect to all things

Nothing stands by itself all alone

Our actions and reactions circulate in rings

With consequences often unknown*

 

Since that time, I have done water cleansing rituals mixing waters from day 1 of…

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Billy X. Performs From Within Climate Actions 

Art Works USA NEWS RELEASE: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

Franklin Furnace Alum and InClimate artist, Billy X. Curmano, joins with more than 100 organizations and thousands of people taking part in the People’s Climate March September 21st in New York City. The permit allows the climate marchers to take to the main thoroughfares of Manhattan just two days before President Obama and world leaders gather for an emergency Climate Summit at the United Nations. The NYPD approved route starts at Columbus Circle on…

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Futurisms Bastard Son at Boswell Book Co. 

Billy X. Curmano returns to Milwaukee for the signing and release of his art/adventure book Futurism's Bastard Son at Boswell Book Company, 2559 N. Downer Avenue on August 13 at 7 p.m. The former Milwaukeean is an award winning artist, UWM alumni and combat wounded Vietnam Veteran. He was instrumental in organizing exhibitions at Milwaukee's Broadway Galleries and forming the Wisconsin Art Guild that brought alternative art festivals to Milwaukee, Madison and Manitowoc.  

Futurism's Bastard Son is a kind of…

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Barbatus Joins Art Works USA 

The Terra Linguistic Institute of Art Works USA is pleased to announce the addition to the staff of noted Professor, scientist and planetarian Dianthus Barbatus. His work translating warnings and environmental messages from Mother Earth were first immortalized in the video short, "Earth Speaks".

He's been quoted as saying, "As I witness what has been happening to our planet, our space craft and dear Mother Earth, primarily because of ignorance and greed from my own species, I have become much more of a…

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Mark Pezinger Verlag Adopts "A" 

Mark Pezinger Verlag presents Adoptives.

Our new category, "Adoptives", is a selection of artists` books that have already been published or self-published, but are not available or accessible anymore. We have adopted at least some of these rare or forgotten works in our program to make them visible again.

For further information www.markpezinger.de/adoptives.html

Adoptive 1: Billy X. Curmano, A volume 1#1
"A volume 1 #1" was an experiment. Each contributor was given total artistic freedom within the…

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