Conference Highlights: This is the introduction to Matthew Coolidge's presentation "Points of Disinterest in the Gulf Coast Region", in which he contextualized the Center for Land Use Interpretation (CLUI).
More about the conference at: http://www.node.net/youarehere
Center for Land Use Interpretation: http://www.clui.org
'You Are Here' was a conference that was held at the Aurora Picture Show in Houston,Texas on November 30 and December 1, 2007.
The program was curated by Bree Edwards in collaboration with the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Center for the Arts and featured contemporary artists, curators and thinkers who are exploring the interplay between art and geography, activism and cultural studies.
Presentations by Matt McCormick (Rodeo Films), Nato Thompson (Creative Time), The Institute for Applied Autonomy, and Matthew Coolidge (Center for Land Use Interpretation).
A recent article in Art Lies magazine about CLUI's residency with the Mitchell Center for the Arts in Houston: http://www.artlies.org/article.php?id=1626&issue=58&s=0
Matt McCormick's live blogging of the conference: