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Archive for March 8th, 2008

This month Nemo Production is excited to present the work of Shane Brown. A resident of Oklahoma, Shane has put together an essay about the Oklahoma State Prison rodeo. McAlester has hosted the event since 1940 and it is the only rodeo held completely behind prision walls. If you really want to go just call direct at 918/423-2550. Attached is a clip of the evenings fesitivities.

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BARBIE DOLLS, 2008nullPartial ZoomPartial Zoom of Chris Jordan's Barbie DollsDetails of Actual Print Sizeclose up of Barbie Dolls, 2008 by Chris Jordan Seattle Photographer Chris Jordan critiques American culture using statistics, waste and consumption. His work attempts to convey magnitude that is sometimes hard to imagine in statistical quantities. The actual print is 60″x80″  and composed of smaller individual photos. Barbie Dolls (2008) depicts 32,000 Barbies, which is equal to the number of elective breast augmentation surgeries performed monthly in the United States in 2006. It’s mind boggling to look at and gives me the same overwhelming feeling as star gazing. Check out this video of Jordan talking about the culture of consumption. 

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