web wanderings, blogs & email announcements

things that will interest you from my weekend online:

the NYT published this web-only Ahmad Fadam dispatch about art in Iraq.

Baghdad Film School-Making Movies in Iraq
Now available online – Film clips and audio recording of Maysoon Pachachi and Kasim Abid’s presentation “Baghdad Film School: Making Movies in Iraq.”

what looks like a good panel coming up on April 29, 6:30-8pm:
Who Owns This Image? Art, Access, and the Public Domain after Bridgeman v. Corel
(fyi: I heard about this from Newsgrist, a great art blog edited by artist Joy Garnett. I suggest signing up for the email newsletter.)

another good one – LIVE from the NYPL:
Tuesday, May 13 at 7pm
PHILIP GOUREVITCH & ERROL MORRIS: Standard Operating Procedure
Author Philip Gourevitch and filmmaker Errol Morris, two of our keenest moral and political observers, have produced the first full reckoning of what actually happened at Abu Ghraib prison, based on hundreds of hours of exclusive interviews with the Americans involved. @Celeste Bartos Forum, NYPL on 42 st and 5th ave.

Errol Morris also has a blog on the NY Times site where he writes about photography and political issues. I recommend it.

and while I’m posting – do you know about tinyurl?

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