Click the above link for excerpts from the panel discussion, "On The Alternative Art Space Movement in NYC," held at Ecstatic, March 2010, produced by the Round Robin Collective.
"ON THE ALTERNATIVE ART SPACE MOVEMENT IN NEW YORK CITY," a panel discussion with Erin Sickler, Herb Tam, Rob de Oude, and Emcee C.M., Master of None moderated by Mary Billyou. Among related issues, topics include: Bypassing the Gallery System; Capitalist Economies in the Downswing; Sharing vs. Competition; Options & Models; and The Figure of the Public Artist.Herb Tam is Associate Curator at Exit Art, NY, NY. In fall 2010, Exit Art has launched an exhibit on Alternative Art Histories.
Erin Sickler is the spring 2010 recipient of the Lori Ledis Emerging Curatorial Fellowship, a program to foster curatorial talent in contemporary art.
Rob de Oude is an artist and a founding member of Camel Art Space.
EmCee C.M., Master of None is an artist who often combines large-scale public, social and collaborative event-based projects with a more internal process of self-reflection through fiction, storytelling, and filmmaking.