Hit & Run

Every Caller an Art Photographer


How technology and markets create fascinating innovations, and unstoppable expansion, in artistic and cultural creation has long been a Reason fascination; Nick Gillespie's 1999 classic "All Culture All the Time" is one of the most thorough expositions of this idea.

One of the most recent examples of this phenomenon is the cell-phone camera, and this weekend in Los Angeles (opening Saturday night at Sixspace) will see one of the earliest examples of what is sure to be a thriving trend, a gallery exhibition of cell phone photography, a marvelous (and, of course, potentially privacy-damaging) new technology that puts the tools for art photography in everyone's grasp…and allows them to talk about it in real time to boot. It's co-curated by indefatigible tech journalist Xeni Jardin.