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Archive for Thursday, November 9, 2017

Art in Odd Places

Signal to noise ratio: Its the proportion of useful, valuable information to worthless background static in any system. This years Art in Odd Places festival, happening Friday through Sunday, takes Noise as its theme, but judging by past years, the festival promises to offer a high ratio of signal to noise: plenty of good work, very little rubbish. More than 34 artists from around the country will take over downtown this weekend, inhabiting and enlivening the sidewalks, streets and building surfaces. In its third year in Orlando, Art in Odd Places has found its sweet spot, striking the balance between artistic freedom and administrative oversight thats required of all city-sponsored festivals. Barbara Hartley, executive director of the Downtown Arts District, ...
Published in Commentaries, From the Pages of Orlando Weekly