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Sat, Mar. 22nd, 2008, 03:52 pm
Grad School

I got into the Sound Department at the Art Institute of Chicago!

I got a rejection letter from the Video dept last saturday, and was pretty bummed (though immediately after I went to meet someone about being part of a group video show), and then Rob called me today while I was at work to tell me I got another letter from them...

I wavered for a moment, not sure whether I really wanted to know, and then just had him open it. Silence, and then, "Wooooo!"

Tears. I'm over them now, but it was quite a thing. 5 years in the making. I'm pleasantly shocked.

I guess I'm finally shifting.

Today, BYOTV opening at the New American Art Union, tomorrow, Disjunct in Olympia. Then my 'weekend'.

Sat, Mar. 22nd, 2008 11:14 pm (UTC)
mstegosaurus

Hey, congrats! I hear it's a good program. And, you know, Chicago.

Sun, Mar. 23rd, 2008 12:51 am (UTC)
holyloki: I dunno

But Chicago is no Portland...

I'm going to miss this place, for sure.

I'm going to pick your brain about Chicago at a later date, indeed.
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Sun, Mar. 23rd, 2008 06:07 pm (UTC)
holyloki

That's the only thing I'm good for. :((((

Sun, Mar. 23rd, 2008 11:51 pm (UTC)
canneryrow: good thing it was nice out

Hey, Isaac and I went to this NAAU thing and we saw a room full of people looking at each other. No you. A few grainy TVs. What gives?

Mon, Mar. 24th, 2008 12:05 am (UTC)
holyloki: Re: good thing it was nice out

I went for a bit later on, my piece is playing this week I guess. The idea is that they have a broadcast network in the studio—did you check out the "Operator's Manual"?

Mon, Mar. 24th, 2008 12:17 am (UTC)
canneryrow: Re: good thing it was nice out

No. Also, the triangle room in the middle was closed. We heard noises though.

Mon, Mar. 24th, 2008 01:04 am (UTC)
holyloki: Re: good thing it was nice out

Yeah, the wedge isn't open. The idea is that the show is a television signal—the wedge is the studio.