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AUTHOR: CALDER ZWICKY

Posts by Calder Zwicky
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December 5, 2011  |  Events & Programs, Family & Kids
Busted? Use Your Head!

One of the cracked busts awaiting repair

99% of the projects that we create with our In the Making teens go off without a hitch, but every so often we find ourselves scrambling to figure out a last-minute solution when something goes wrong. Read more

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November 28, 2011  |  Events & Programs, Family & Kids
¡MoMA’s Teen Muralistas!

A Chuck Close-inspired collaborative drawing

Taking inspiration from the current Diego Rivera: Murals for The Museum of Modern Art exhibition, the teens enrolled in this fall’s ¡Muralistas! Large-Scale Painting from Around the World workshop have been exploring the power and the excitement of creating enormous public art. Read more

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November 21, 2011  |  Events & Programs, Family & Kids
MoMA Teens Presents: A Class With No Name

A Class With No Name: An Experiment in Studio Arts

When we polled teens last year to find out what new In the Making classes they were most interested in seeing on the schedule this fall, the most interesting suggestion that we received was that of creating a class with no set curriculum, rules, or theme. Read more

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November 14, 2011  |  Events & Programs, Family & Kids
CLICK@MoMA: Babycastles’ Arcade

Holding one of the Johan Sebastian Joust controllers at Babycastles

For this season of In the Making, as part of our CLICK@MoMA digital media workshops for teens, we brought in the guys from the indie video game collective Babycastles to run a 10-week workshop on the amazing world of interactive technology, consoles, and video games Read more

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July 25, 2011  |  Events & Programs, Family & Kids
Mark Gonzales + MoMA Teens!
Mark Gonzales

Artist Mark Gonzales rides his Circle Board during an In the Making teen workshop

One of the best and most influential street skaters of all time, and one of the first professional skaters to make the transition to professional artist, Mark Gonzales has long been respected as a singular talent across multiple fields. The teens in this summer’s Shred, Thrash, Carve: The Visual Language of Skateboard Culture were given the chance to meet, work, and skate with him last week when he dropped into our Education and Research Building with his amazing Circle Board. Read more

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June 27, 2011  |  Family & Kids, MoMA PS1, Videos
MoMA Teens Interview Laurel Nakadate, Part 2 of 2

In this final installment of our two-part campfire chat, artist Laurel Nakadate cozies up and talks to the MoMA Teens about growing up in Iowa, the rights of teenagers vs. adults, what her family thinks about her art, and her personal and artistic reaction to the events of 9/11. Read more

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MoMA Teens Interview Laurel Nakadate,
Part 1 of 2

 

A few months ago, artist Laurel Nakadate sat down with teens from our Museum Studies program and had a campfire cookout on the floor of her exhibition Laurel Nakadate: Only the Lonely at MoMA PS1. Read more

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May 23, 2011  |  Events & Programs
Exotic Novela: MoMA’s Community Partnership with Project Luz

Fernand Dcute and Daniel as Joan Collins. Photo by Sol Aramendi

For the past few months, Rebecca Goyette, one of three educators running the Museum’s Community Partnership Programs, has been working with the photographers at Project Luz to combine their own practice as artists with images and themes from MoMA’s collection. Read more

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May 9, 2011  |  Events & Programs
Teens Behind the Scenes: MoMA’s Museum Studies Program

Museum Studies, Class of 2011

When you were younger, perhaps you wanted to be an artist when you grew up. Perhaps you were the kid in class who was always doodling, who designed all of the posters for the dances and parties, and who would have rather hung around the art room than go out to recess with the other kids. Read more

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April 18, 2011  |  Events & Programs, Videos
Community Partner Art Show: The Video

Last summer, the Community Partner Art Show opening celebrated the participants and the amazing organizations that we work with through our Community Partnership Program. It was a fantastic exhibition, and it was so powerful hearing the participating artists discuss the ideas, inspirations, and, yes, hesitations surrounding their involvement with the Museum and the creation of their artworks. I hope you enjoy the video above, which documents this exciting event. Read more