06/30/2014

Artleaks Gazette, the yearly magazine of the international art organizing site Artleaks has published an essay which finds new connections in my artistic/poltical practice of the last years from Occupy Museums through GULF. Comments on the 7th Berlin Biennale by Artur Zmijewski. 

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05/11/2014

I joined with the Aaron Burr Society and Queen Mother Dr. Delois Blakely for an intervention/ celebration of Mother's Day and blessing on the East River. "Queen Mother of Reality" is a monumental sculpture sited at Socrated Sculpture Park, mean as a symbol to protect all mothers from eviction.  It's based on Queen Mother Dr. Delois Blakely...

04/29/2014

Spring 2014, I joined forces with Gulf Labor and Tidal on a series of actions (ongoing) to pressure the Guggenheim Museum to adopt fair labor practices building its new museum in Abu Dhabi. New editions of the Lourvre, NYU Campus, and Guggeheim...

01/22/2014

"Mask of Money" an artwork/artifact from the 2011 Occupy Movement positioned on a pyramidal display structure was included in the exhibition, and in January an "Activist Summit" provided means to "unfreeze the frame" of the exhibition by holding an assemby which ended in an action to intervene in the curatorial text and exhibition walls.

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12/01/2013

Winter Holiday Camp is a next stage of Occupy Museums set in Poland- its an artistic experiment in institutional democracy, including every worker of CCA Ujazdowski Castle and its visiting...

11/19/2013

A project of Performa 13, artist Pawel Althamer in collaboration with Noah Fischer, Roman Stanczak, Szymon & Bruno Althamer, Rafal Zwirek and the Aaron Burr Society present a space of performative possibility at BiBA of Williamsburg, open from November 2-21 2013. It will culminate in a feast, a monumental...

10/31/2013

A journey from South Brooklyn to New York's Halloween Parade  bearing an effigy of Queen Mother.  Collaboration with Pawel Althamer, Roman Stańczak and the Aaron Burr Society.  ...

08/11/2013

Decentralized, on- and off-line, crossing institutional hierarchies in both public and private spaces, artists contextualize their work within the narratives of their actual economic lives. Collectors receive artwork in exchange for checks directly to the artist’s loaning banks.

06/24/2013

www.winterholidaycamp.org

Winter Holiday Camp is an artistic experiment in institutional democracy open to the collaboration of children and adults alike, including every worker of CCA Ujazdowski Castle and its visiting public. 

The project was cancelled by the CCA for...

05/14/2013

In partnership with a coaching company called New Ventures West, and with the support of the Department of Public Works, San Francisco, this project consisted in conducting a three hour experiment on the streets of downtown San Francisco. Participants wore sandwhich board signs while...

05/07/2013

DebtFair is a project of Occupy Museums and friends.  It's a series of experimental market-actions to address the massive debt crisis in art today. Decentralized, on- and off-line, crossing institutional hierarchies in both public and private spaces,...

11/14/2012

Russia Today, an international media station funded by the Russian Government, was the first TV on the scene on September 17th where I interviewed as FDR coin. Here they are following up on directions in the movement through three activists deeply involved in OWS. They filmed me in the studio working on a student debt currency project. This was...

09/21/2012

During the Truth is Concrete Festival (Steirischer Herbst) a group of artist activist organized a group within the group called "Action is Concrete" in collaboration with local activists from Graz to experiment with mobilized  political vitality.  

The press release from Sept 25, 22 p.m. announced:

"Tomorrow 26 September...

09/16/2012

From early September  through the end of October 2012, Occupy Museums was given free reign over Momenta Art's gallery space in Bushwick, Brooklyn. We proposed five themes and five events for the show; a series of discussion about economic inequality in the...

08/23/2012

(CNN) -- In 2011, as the world marked 10 years since 9/11, we asked artists around the globe to illustrate the ripple effects of the terrorist attacks. The result was "9/11 Ripple," CNN's first digital art gallery.With the 2012 elections approaching, we...

06/21/2012

In late June, I participated in a project oranized by Jerusalem- based artist Guy Briller called Going up: Jerusalem....

06/01/2012

Occupy Museums (OWS) participated in the 7th Berlin Biennial from June 1-14th.  We saw this as an opportunity to share ideas, resources, tactics, challenges, and solutions with our international partners in a world struggle for economic justice.  It was as a risky experiment between activists, governments, and cultural institutions...

03/10/2012

March 10th and 11th 2012 Occupy Museums issued an open call for artists to exchange their work outside the bounds of the financial system, right in front of the Armory Show. This was a protest against the increasing...

10/20/2011

On September 17th, 2011, we occupied Wall Street because the wealthiest 1% who control banks and big corporations broke trust with the American people. Motivated by a quest for power they robbed the national treasury, bought off our democracy, and made a mockery of the justice system. They left us little choice but to...

06/21/2011

Coins, those age-old metallic discs struck with the symbols of national mythology,  just might unlock reason & light in the fourth year of the Dire Global Recession, an economic state whose laws do not apply within the stones of Wall Street; whose invisible great wall is impregnable to marauding justice, equality, and change....

01/03/2011

"The ability to construct symbolic objects attains its greatest triumph in money.  For money represents abstraction at its purest form; it makes comprehensible the most abstract concept ...thus money is the adequate expression of the relationship of man to the world which can only be grasped in single and concrete instances yet only really...

12/17/2010

Act 1 of Lady Liberty: Tragic Story of a Torch Singer, a radio play begins with an interview between performance artist, Kalup Linzy and collaborator
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Act 1: The play opens with...

01/14/2010

Random Randal: Made in Kerala is an installation and performance by New York artist Noah Fischer in collaboration with Elisa Soliven, Anil Dayanand and the Students of RLV College in Kerala, India.  Fischer was invited to RLV College by adjunct professor Anil Dayanand along with dean Sidharthan Kunjan and professor Bipin Balachandran who...

10/31/2009

Electrical Forest: Made in Troy is a dense constellation of actual felled trees, surrogate trees, handmade leaves, leafy projections, found objects, and mobile sculptures and lanterns. A site-specific work, the Forest invites the contemplation of nature, art, and the sublime—conjuring the regional history of the 19th century Hudson River School...

10/17/2008

The object that we call "monitor" is at once ubiquitous, obsolete, and in the end, perhaps a non-object because we gaze into its pixilated illusion, never directly at its shape and mass. Today the clunky beige boxes adorn sidewalk trash piles because their cathode ray tubes have recently given way to the solid-state flat screen. In a backwards-...

05/22/2008

Pop Ark is in search of a stimulating approach to life after global warming. What is happiness when drowned polar bears are washed ashore because they could not find a piece of ice to save them? And when you can no longer trust the sun?

Like Al Gore’s much discussed film “An Inconvenient Truth”, “Pop Ark” is at once a slide show,...

09/27/2007

We write the year 50 according to the calculation of time by the cosmic comsomolzkis: In 1957 the Soviet Union managed to shoot a small ‘accompanist’ into orbit and thus gave the starting signal for space-travel. A sputnik-shock for the western world because finally it became obvious that the Soviet-Union was now able to reach America with...

11/30/2006

Rhetoric Machine is a two-room kinetic installation that appropriates the language of movies, television, radio, and speechmaking. Presidential speeches and emotionally laced pop songs serve as the soundtrack for a sculptural light show that marches through the last sixty years, what many would call the golden age of American history. American...

03/29/2006

Revolutionary Timing is a performance by andcompany&Co., based on an improvisation at the first &Co.LAB in Amsterdam in May 2005 and performed in the lighting- and sculpture-setting of New York based artist Noah Fischer in the ground floor of the AT&T building in Manhattan in March 2006. The initial idea was to re-appropriate the...