Tag Archives: Spontaneous Art

Art, Food, Sex and Trauma: Mark Maynard shoots the shit with the most important artists to ever draw breath on the planet earth… Episode 4: Chris Sandon

Continuing our series of conversations with the world’s most successful artists living within walking distance of my house, today we’re joined by my frequent collaborator and friend, Chris Sandon. MARK: How’d you first learn about sex? CHRIS: Hmm… not really sure I can pinpoint one thing. My guy friends and I had a typical stash […]

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More 2013 Shadow Art Fair highlights

OK, now that a few days have passed, a little more evidence of what transpired at Saturday’s Shadow Art Fair is beginning to surface. And I have three things that I’d like to share with you. The first is audio from Andy Claydon’s Black Metal Bicycle. The second is video of a giant cat that […]

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America’s Got Feces… local artists bring cat poop to network television

A few months ago, our friends Chris Sandon, Natalie Berry and Trevor Stone, who perform together under the name Spontaneous Art, drove out to Chicago to audition for the television show America’s got Talent. Well, on Wednesday night, their episode finally aired. Here’s video of their segment, followed by the transcript of a discussion that […]

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Shadow Art Fair 2012 (part two)

Sorry I only made it a few hours into my Shadow Art Fair live blog before I had to bail out. You’d think that I’d know better by now, having tried to document these things live on several occasions over the past half dozen years. I always think, “this time, it’ll be different,” but it […]

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Ypsilanti once again kicks ass… Thousands take to the streets in celebration of child-licking demon, Krampus

Last night was Ypsilanti’s big Krampus party. As all of the venues were packed, the Brewery sold out of our special “naughty” and “nice” beers, and no one died, I’d say it was a huge success. For those of you who couldn’t come, there are some great photos up at AnnArbor.com. I also shot a […]

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