Loads of art action his past weekend -- checked out (twice) the Mattress Factory's excellent contribution to the Pittsburgh Biennial and attended Artist as Entrepreneur Boot Camp, an intensive two-day program hosted by the Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council and lead by staff from New York Foundation for the Arts. Two very different events, each packed with exciting ideas -- though the Boot Camp was a little overwhelming at times. Blame that on the financial and marketing talk. Luckily I was able to swing by the MF after day two of the Boot Camp, and that got my head straight again.
Below are some images from the weekend: Pittsburgh Filmmakers (where the Boot Camp was held), installation view of Kathleen Montgomery's "Body Memory Architecture" at the MF's 1414 Monterey Street site, John Peña's "Word Balloon" at the MF's main building, and Rose Clancy's GardenLab@510 (not part of the Biennial, but a site-specific garden installation at the MF -- a good spot to go and relax and look at the sky).