Favorites Round-up for 2011

It’s been an incredible year. I’ve learned a lot about art writing, criticism, curatorial practice, art practices, new media arts, and reminded that art exists just about everywhere you look (both good and bad art). I wanted to post some of my favorites from 2011.

JanuaryCorpo Ilicito show at SOMArts Cultural Center

February – Reflections on Ken Lo’s work here and here

MarchTurning Data into Visual Representation

AprilDiscovering Julien Berthier’s work, Love-love

MayZi Won Wang’s, Buddha Z Illusion

JuneUS Show at the Fivepoints Arthouse

JulyNotes In/troducing Englyph by Tim Roseborough

AugustLook Art by Ars Virtua

SeptemberEver After Exhibition at the Chapel of the Chimes

October – My New York trip! From the padlocks on the Brooklyn Bridge to the NY MOMA to our visit to Harlem to see Tim Roseborough’s show, Pan-African, October was a pretty eye opening month!

NovemberThe Matter Within: The New Contemporary Art of India @ Yerba Buena Center for the Arts

DecemberMeeting Aaron Koblin and John Gage at GAFFTA’s Galvanize Gala!!

Please feel free to share with me. What were some of your favorite things in 2011? 🙂


Author: Dorothy R. Santos

Dorothy R. Santos (b. 1978) is a Filipina-American writer, editor, curator, and educator whose research interests include new media and digital art, activism, artificial intelligence, and biotechnology. Born and raised in San Francisco, California, she holds Bachelor’s degrees in Philosophy and Psychology from the University of San Francisco, and received her Master’s degree in Visual and Critical Studies at the California College of the Arts. She serves as one of the editors-in-chief for Hyphen magazine. Her work appears in art21, Art Practical, Daily Serving, Rhizome, Hyperallergic, and SF MOMA's Open Space. She has lectured at the De Young museum, Stanford University, School of Visual Arts, and more. Her essay “Materiality to Machines: Manufacturing the Organic and Hypotheses for Future Imaginings,” was published in The Routledge Companion to Biology in Art and Architecture (2016). She is currently a Yerba Buena Center for the Arts fellow researching the concept of citizenship. She also serves as executive staff for the Bay Area Society for Art & Activism and board member for the SOMArts Cultural Center.

2 thoughts on “Favorites Round-up for 2011”

  1. Amazing! This just inspired me to write a round up for myself! Will be brewing thought during my bart ride home and then putting it down as soon as I get home.

    LOVE. Sis!

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