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M. Cameron Boyd
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Artist, Curator, Musician, Writer
Artist, Curator, Musician, Writer

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Substitute "Art" for "Science, "Artist" for "Scientist"
"Science has evolved in a way that is not for the greater good. You do not get points for verifying someone else’s result. You want to get a new result. A truth is not what any one scientist puts forth. It has to be from the cross checking that goes on in t...

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Prayer & Menace [1/16/08]
Administrator's Note: From 10 years ago, a brief contemplation on symbols of evil, resurrected today in anxiety over the worsening Global Threat of Nuclear Destruction, as a prayer for all Citizens of the World. "The Buddhist  wan zi  is an ancient symbol t...
Prayer & Menace [1/16/08]
Prayer & Menace [1/16/08]
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Every Picture Tells A Story [7/26/11]
Administrator's Note: A repost from the archives dealing with photography's loss of  “respect” that touches upon the recent fascinations (and distractions?) of so-called “fake news.” My post from 6 years  ago also mentions the horrific and despised Syrian d...

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One Lesson Remembered
In honor of Teacher Appreciation Week (May 8-12, 2017)  , I would like to
recount one of my strongest remembrances of an art instructor during my early
years in Arkansas, and a strong lesson that I learned from him about making
art. Most of us have had at l...
One Lesson Remembered
One Lesson Remembered
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"Yeah, think the time is ripe for violence revolution . . . "

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Forget the Gears & Do the Work
Sometime in the early Sixties, Tommy Jackson
saw a South Bend, Indiana rock band play a song called  "Hanky Panky."  The
tune stuck with him and back home in Niles, Michigan he worked it out with
his high school garage band, The Shondells. "I really only re...
Forget the Gears & Do the Work
Forget the Gears & Do the Work
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One more post before 2016 winds down, on a dream of Gaga, pedagogy, knowledge and "the daily puzzle."
My Gaga Dream
My Gaga Dream
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The Future [4/12/07]
UPDATE: I feel that our current political and cultural climate requires us to carefully consider our future as artists. With the President-Elect taking time off from the transition process to chastise the audience at last night's performance of "Hamiltion" ...

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"Medium Specificity & the Post-Postmodernist Conundrum"
One of my former art theory students, and recent Corcoran College Fine Arts graduate Arthur Kwon Lee has interviewed me for his "Long Story Short" podcast series. Our lively discussion covered many topics, ranging from speculations about Greenbergian "maste...

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Orders of Photographic Identity Construction [11/7/11]
Administrator's Note: In memory of James Dean who died tragically 55 years ago today I am re-posting my essay on photographic identity construction from November 2011. Even in Dean's brief lifetime his cinematic myth had begun with 1950's teens' appropriati...
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