press

Press Coverage of Press Conference / Art Intervention/ Institutional Critique at YBCA $4.2 Million Silicon Valley Dreamhouse in Menlo Park in the wake of community foreclosures and evictions. 

Jan 12, 2013
 - CBS News Channel 5 News Television News piece--


Press Conference / Art Intervention/ Institutional Critique produced by Cheryl Meeker in collaboration with the Dreamhouse Collective, ACCE (Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment), OccupyBernal, Occupy Pete's Harbor, and OccupySF. Video footage includes CBS newscast documentation. 



"Protesters Say 'Dream House' Raffle a Distraction from Real Housing Woes," Rutherford Grindle, IndyBay.

"Occupy Moves Its Cause Indoors," Coburn Palmer, SF Weekly


Black Blob, 2012 -- The mysterious Black Blob moved through the San Francisco Financial district during a day of protests for Occupy Wall Street West, on January 20, 2012.

Black Blob highlighted in Pictures of the day in the Telegraph UK 

"Mysterious amorphous Black Blob Occupies San Francisco," Occupy Everything, San Francisco Financial District



Market Fatigue - Dan and Cheryl

"-- And in "Market Fatigue," "Dan and Cheryl stay in bed because they have run to the end of their credit limits, are exhausted by looking for jobs, and to protest the proposed sit-lie law." Organizers say it will be at Yerba Buena Gardens, but the artists "so far ... have been too tired to decide upon a date." "
--Leah Garchik's column, July 28,2010, San Francisco Chronicle


Capitalism Is Over! If You Want It  -- curatorial  -- An intervention series produced by artists from around the world in response to the need for a fundamental shift in our approach to capitalism and the negative impact it has on the environment, health, and well being of all.  

Mention of the intervention series entitled Capitalism Is Over! If You Want It, thanks to Lowell Darling in Leah Garchik's column July 20, 2010, San Francisco Chronicle.


Stretcher, an online visual arts publication, editor/writer

Curator, writer, and publisher Joseph del Pesco interviews David Lawrence and Cheryl Meeker about Stretcher, July 2010. See video interview here
 

Depleted Selves - A photography based project that traces boundaries between artwork, social consciousness, and the changing role of journalism in a networked society.  Inspired by the U.S. military’s use of munitions made with depleted uranium, and their purported contribution to birth-defects in Iraq, including an archive of press and research material on DU sourced online.  
 

Featured Gallery event on SF Arts.org by Christian L. Frock, More Depleted at Gallery 1055, Diocesan House, San Francisco. See posting here

KPFA radio interview about Depleted Selves
Morning Show host Aimee Allison interviews Cheryl Meeker (from 1:38:30 through 1:45:00)

SF Weekly review
The Eyes Have It, Cheryl Meeker's show about the effects of nuclear dust requires more than passive viewing. SF Weekly, Traci Vogel, Wednesday, Nov 12 2008

Clark Buckner's piece on Depleted Selves
Depleted Selves, Mission 17 website, Clark Buckner, October 2008


Anti/Social, curatorial

Review of Anti/Social, MISSION 17's Third Annual Juried Exhibition juried by: Clark Buckner, Cheryl Meeker, Elaine Santos, and Michael Zheng, December 1st- January 6th, 2007 Anti/Social at Mission 17, Shotgun Review, Sarah Lockhart, December 16, 2006


Considering Curatorial Objectivity, a written piece

Objectives and Objectivity, post.thing.net, Alan W. Moore, Thursday June 22 2006
Blog entry on post.thing about Cheryl's article "Considering Curatorial Objectivity" on NYFA Current