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Juxtapoz Magazine – Tyler Cross: “what part of the whale” @ pt.2 Gallery, Oakland

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pt.2 gallery is pleased to present “what part of the whale”, Tyler Cross’s first solo exhibition, the show consists of four large paintings on shaped panels, four small diptychs, and five small bronze wall sculptures.  The genesis of this body of work can be traced to a whale carcass that washed up on the beach at Point Reyes National Seashore in 2019.  Tyler visited the carcass every few months over a two year period.  

The four small diptychs made from two 8 x 11 canvases give an expansive and zoomed out experience despite their size.  These paradoxical paintings appear to show us grand scenes, possibly landscapes or something colossal, far away and at low resolution.  They feel like polaroids capturing some rare event, but we are kept from ever really knowing what.  

The bronze wall sculptures, which could fit in your flattened hand were cast from plywood.  These wooden

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How to Support ELL Students to Thrive in the Art Room

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English Language Learners (ELLs) are an ever-growing population in American schools. When an ELL student joins one of your classes, it is common to make unintended assumptions or draw on preconceived stereotypes. However, as is true for all students in our classrooms, each child is unique. They are unique in their artistic skills, background, support at home, and home language. We may not be fluent in our students’ home languages, but we can support our students to learn, grow, and become more confident in the art room.

Newcomers are students who were not born in the United States and have recently immigrated to the U.S. While most newcomers are ELL students, some may already be fluent in English. It is common for newcomers who are not fluent to have a silent year. A silent year is a year in which ELL students may appear uncommunicative. In reality,

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Juxtapoz Magazine – Bianca Nemelc’s “Austral Summer” Debuts Hashimoto Contemporary’s New NYC Space

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Bold works for a bold new space. Bianca Nemelc seems like the perfect choice to open the new Hashimoto Contemporary space on the Lower East Side in Manhattan. The gallery has had a space in the neighborhood for years, but as they have grown, and their roster too, it seems apt to start spring 2022 with Bianca and a new look at 54 Ludlow. What Bianca’s work has done in the past and now with Austral Summer is create both a figure and an abstraction in landscapes, and sometimes now, in a fantasy of clouds and color blocks. What appears like a body slowly becomes a wave of sky or tropical bliss, taking the meaning of austral and transforming it into mood and feeling, and political weight. 

“I’m currently really interested in bridging a connection between brown bodies and a continent that is devoid of governance, and seemingly neutral

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FaZe Clan to Air Weekly ‘SNL’-Style Show on Twitch, Programming Chiefs Reveal 3-Year Strategy for TV Content (EXCLUSIVE)

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Digital-native media platform FaZe Clan is breaking into traditional TV formats with a three-year plan for both unscripted and scripted content, including a “Saturday Night Live”-style series for the Gen Z audience that will launch on livestream service Twitch in June, Variety has learned exclusively.

Titled “unFaZed,” FaZe Clan describes the weekly show as “the first-ever variety franchise born out of internet culture,” that will feature a recurring ensemble cast of internet celebrities and be hosted by rotating special guests from that same world, while also regularly bringing in celebrities from the TV, film, music and sports industries.

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“unFaZed” is one of two inaugural formatted series set at the esports and online entertainment giant, a media platform that is rooted in gaming and youth culture and boasts a combined social following of over 500 million. The second show is the previously announced “Big Brother”-esque

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