Benjamen Walker

Benjamen hosts the show "too much information" on WFMU.

Benjamen Walker appears in the following:

How We Line Up

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Benjamen Walker radio producer and host of "Too Much Information" on WFMU, discusses his BBC documentary "Waiting in Line in America," which explores the social science of lines and waiting.

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Who's Bad?

Monday, January 09, 2012

What would it take to make you do something truly awful?

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The Bad Show

Monday, January 09, 2012

We wrestle with the dark side of human nature, and ask whether it's something we can ever really understand, or fully escape.

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On View: Original Drawings

Friday, March 26, 2010

Learn how important drawing is for video and performance artist Joan Jonas at Location One. The Jewish Museum uses orginal drawings to illustrate the real life escape of the husband and wife team behind Curious George, and Swiss artist Zilla Leutenegger brings her drawings to life for her new show Rocksie

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A New York Moment: Guys Playing Video Games

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

When men play video games, there is a moment of transcendence. Alison Malone uses her camera to capture them.


On View: AIPAD, LOOK Magazine, and Barnstormers

Thursday, March 18, 2010

The annual AIPAD photography show has taken over the Armory. Also on view: Images of New York from Look Magazine at the Museum of the City of New York. And the Barnstormers take Manha...


A New York Moment: Super-Saturated Brooklyn

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Trevor Brown says his colorful personality goes hand-in-hand with his interest in super-saturated colors. 


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More for Art Weekend

Friday, March 05, 2010

Some say the best part of Art Week is the parties that take place over Art Weekend. Pulse, Fountain and many other satellite shows are hosting events. The Winkelman gallery and the Humble Arts Foundation offer two alternatives to the art glut.


A New York Moment: Joshua Wildman

Tuesday, March 02, 2010

Joshua Wildman is out almost every night, watching music, DJing, or hanging out at his favorite LES bar, Max Fish. Most of the time he has his camera with him. He says you have to log a lot of hours to take good NYC nightlife photos.


WhiBi Conversations: Film and Video

Thursday, February 18, 2010

There are 12 video artists in the 2010 Whitney Biennial, and they are all tucked away on the third floor. A better way to see video art?  Or an easier way to avoid it?

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WhiBi Conversations: Less is More

Thursday, February 18, 2010

It will be easier for individual artist to stand out in this year's Whitney Biennial, because there are only 55 artists in it. It's one of the smallest biennials in Whitney history.

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A New York Moment: Samantha West

Thursday, February 11, 2010

Phototgrapher Samantha West shoots most of her photos in her bedroom. She calls these portraits "Adventures in Bed Land." 


Documentary Editor Karen Schmeer Killed in Hit and Run

Monday, February 01, 2010

Schmeer, 39, was best known for her work with Errol Morris on the film "The Fog of War."


A New York Moment: Nancy Chuang

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Photographer Nancy Chuang advises always keeping a camera in plain sight. "Don't be a stalker!" she says.  Watch the video about her methods, here.

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A New York Moment: Emile Dubuisson

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

In photographing his homeless neighbors, Emile Dubuisson learned that accidents beget good photographs. Watch the video, here.


A New York Moment: Alex Morel

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Alex Morel shoots intimate portraits of his friends and family. He says the key is the right distance: like all relationships, sometimes it's better to be close, sometimes...better to stand back.

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A New York Moment: Lynn Saville

Wednesday, January 06, 2010

Photographer Lynn Saville shoots at twilight in New York, as the light changes and evening descends on the city. 


Hugo Lindgren and Andy Borowitz Look Toward 2010

Tuesday, January 05, 2010

Between Christmas and New Year the media churned out countless pieces about 2009  (we did some churning ourselves).  


Whitney Biennial Blogged ... and Flogged

Wednesday, December 23, 2009


The names of the 55 artists in the 2010 Biennial were made public this month, and the blogosphere is abuzz with analysis, chatter and grand pronouncements.


The Best New York Shots on Flickr

Saturday, December 19, 2009


Flickr contributed their own year-end round up, with their "Your Best Shot" list. It contains around thirteen thousand images and two hundred fifty four of them are of New York City. Check out some of our faves.