MIXED MEDIA.A walk through photographic history
In 1837, while Mexican governor Albino albino (ălbī`nō) [Port.,=white], animal or plant lacking normal pigmentation. The absence of pigment is observed in the body covering (skin, hair, and feathers) and in the iris of the eye. Perez was being killed in the Chimayo Rebellion near Santa Fe, over in France, Louis Daguerre was inventing a method of fixing a photographic image on a copper plate.
The groundbreaking daguerreotype daguerreotype
First successful form of photography. It is named for Louis-Jacques-Mandé Daguerre, who invented the technique in collaboration with Nicéphore Niépce. was just one step in the evolution of photography during the 19th century. Still to come were calotypes, tintypes Tintypes is a musical revue conceived by Mary Kyte with Mel Marvin and Gary Pearle.
With its time frame set between the turn of the 20th century and the onset of World War I, this chamber piece with a cast of five provides a musical history lesson focusing on an , wet-plate and dry-plate processes, and the development of color photography and roll film. Many of these techniques are on display in the exhibit Through the Lens: Creating Santa Fe at the Palace of the Governors/New Mexico History Museum (entrance on 113 Lincoln Ave.). At 6 p.m. on Friday, June 26, photo-grapher, educator, and curator Barbara Lucero Sand leads a walk-through of the show, titled "Photographic Processes of the 19th Century in Santa Fe." There is no charge; call 476-5200 for information.
Held together by a common thread
Anyone who was in the trenches during the early days of the war against AIDS and HIV HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus), either of two closely related retroviruses that invade T-helper lymphocytes and are responsible for AIDS. There are two types of HIV: HIV-1 and HIV-2. HIV-1 is responsible for the vast majority of AIDS in the United States. will remember the AIDS Memorial Quilt's beginnings in 1987. The quilt is the public face not only of The NAMES Project Foundation, but of tens of thousands of men and women now gone. Today it has reached more than 40,000 panels, each made by someone wishing to memorialize me·mo·ri·al·ize
tr.v. me·mo·ri·al·ized, me·mo·ri·al·iz·ing, me·mo·ri·al·iz·es
1. To provide a memorial for; commemorate.
2. To present a memorial to; petition. a person who died of AIDS -- in some cases by those who were ill themselves -- or some other aspect of the battle.
Eight panels of the quilt, known as a block, have been on display in the Black Box Theater For the theater in Oslo, Norway, see Black Box Teater.
The black box theater is a relatively recent innovation, consisting of a simple, somewhat unadorned performance space, usually a large square room with black walls and a flat floor. at Warehouse 21 as part of Pride on the Railyard Plaza. The exhibit wraps up on Friday and Saturday, June 26 and 27, with silent viewing of the quilt from noon to 4 p.m. on Friday and noon to 6 p.m. on Saturday. On Friday, there is a fashion show of red-ribbon-themed outfits by local designers at 7 p.m., followed by a performance by the New Mexico Gay Men's Chorus during a refreshment period. There is no charge for admission, but donations will be accepted to defray de·fray
tr.v. de·frayed, de·fray·ing, de·frays
To undertake the payment of (costs or expenses); pay.
[French défrayer, from Old French desfrayer : des-, exhibit costs.
Warehouse 21 is at 1614 Paseo de Peralta, 989-4423 (warehouse21.org). The Web site for the quilt is aidsquilt.org.
Frontiers of bizarreness
Donald O'Finn's videos, which he calls "narratives from appropriated material," are all over the place in terms of flavor but are universally spastic spastic /spas·tic/ (spas´tik)
1. of the nature of or characterized by spasms.
2. hypertonic, so that the muscles are stiff and movements awkward.
1. in form and strange in content. Works by the New York New York, state, United States
New York, Middle Atlantic state of the United States. It is bordered by Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and the Atlantic Ocean (E), New Jersey and Pennsylvania (S), Lakes Erie and Ontario and the Canadian province of artist,
who specializes in collaging found images to create his compelling videos, are featured on Friday, June 26, as part of the Manipulated Image series of events at Santa Fe Complex, 632 Agua Fria St. Also on the schedule is a showing of recent sound films by Albuquerque new-media artist Peter Rand; a performance by Rand and musician Paul Rudy; and a screening
of video work by Dennis H. Miller.
The event takes place from 8:30 to 10:30 p.m. Admission is by a $5 suggested donation; call 216-7562.