Monday, February 1, 2010

B'l'ing Screening and Trading Session at the Swiss Institute

WED, FEB 3: 6 - 8 PM @ The Swiss Institute

Bring your art videos / dvd's to trade with B'L'ING . Films from the collection will be screened:

Liam Gillick animated short
Phyllis Baldino animated hands
Michel Auder NY apartment 1970's
Chris Marker animal films
Michelangelo Antonioni's "Love in the City"
more, or less TBD...

The Swiss Institute is located at 495 Broadway / 3rd Floor, NYC

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

B'L'ing Interviews UBUweb in the latest, and last, edition of North Drive Press...

Check out our ichat with UBU in NDP#5....

also included in this is a poster edition of RGB!!

NDP #5 (ed. 500)
will launch
Thursday, January 21
at X initiative
548 West 22nd Street
New York, NY 10011
Join us! 6–8 pm

NDP #5 is available for sale
for paypal instructions

NDP #5 will also be available at:
Printed Matter, New York, NY
Golden Age, Chicago, IL
Ooga Booga, Los Angeles, CA

Saturday, October 31, 2009

...Porcari and Sigfrids at 179 Canal...  

Sunday, October 18, 2009


B'L'ing is back with
a screening of recent video collaborations by artist and musician Tif Sigfrids and one of B'L'ing's favorite video artists, George Porcari.

Wednesday Oct. 28th, 2009 

179 Canal St. (2nd floor)
Chinatown, NYC

I (Heart) Oregonia (2008) is comprised of footage of performances that took place in the town of Oregonia, Ohio during the summer of 2007. Shot by Tif Sigfrids and other local residents and edited by George Porcari. It is a story about going home and singing with your home. Running time 30 minutes.

E-S-T-R-O-G-I-N (2009) is a short documentary about the band bearing the same name and comprised of members from Los Angeles and Copenhagen, who perform the same song over and over in rehearsal and in performance. Running time 23 minutes.

Also be sure to check out George Porcari's work in a group show at Momenta Art in Brooklyn opening on Oct. 30!

B'L'ing is back with a special summer line-up!

July 12th at 7pm

Come by Harris Lieberman Gallery for a cool summer screening and trading session. Bring some beer and spend some summertime with these videos:

Charles Atlas, "From an Island Summer", running time approx 15 min.
1983-84, 13:04 

George Porcari, "Greetings From LA 1978!"
1978, approx 6 min.

Ulrike Ottinger, "Prater" 
1997, 103 min

Saturday, July 11, 2009

B'L'ing pics from No Soul for Sale!

Thursday, June 25, 2009


1-3pm   SATURDAY | JUNE 27th, 2009

The B'L'ing trading post is located in the Rhizome Space on the 2nd Floor....

548 w. 22nd (b/w 10th and 11th)

Bring your video art!! let's trade!

xo  popcorn

Monday, June 15, 2009

Recent B'L'ing press!

B'L'ing screening RGB at X...

A Festival of Independents

Opens June 23rd 6-9pm
548 West 22nd St.
NY, NY 100011

B'L'ing will be screening RGB with Rhizome!!  

...also featuring our 'zines, totes, RGB poster....and MORE!!

B'L'ing bootleg DVD trading dates to follow....

Wednesday, December 17, 2008

Excavating the Structure of a Bootleg Video Screening, 6-9p, @ John Connelly

Thursday, December 18th, 2008

B'L'ing presents:
Excavating the Structure of a Bootleg Video Screening

we will be screening selections from the archive in the interest of learning something about the aesthetics of bootlegged, borrowed, counterfeit, stolen, pirated video!

Featuring videos by:
Elaine Sturtevant, Keith Sanborn, Cheryl Donegan, Arthur Ou, Sam Gordon, Cory Arcangel, Mariah Robertson, Paul Pfeiffer, Jay Heikes, Dean Sameshima, Kalup Linzy, Miljohn Ruperto, Becca Albee, Erika Vogt, Rashawn Griffin, Davide Balula, Suntek Chung, AND MORE....guest picks from!

6-9 PM (Actual Screening is during the first hour - to be followed by NADA's Christmas party!)

at John Connelly Presents
625 W 27th Street
(between 11th and 12th Avenues)

xo B'L'ing

Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Ooga Booga hosted B'L'ing at the NY Art Book Fair
@ Phillips de Pury this past sunday!  

Thursday, September 11, 2008

Tuesday, September 9, 2008

RGB Video Trailer

Check out this trailer for B'L'ing RGB.
"... a new video that utilizes and exploits the organizational methods for display of stores like Container Store, American Apparel, Uniqlo."

Monday, September 8, 2008

New Video previews... B'L'ing RGB, this Wed, Sept 10.... Art in General HQ

Hi there, Come by if you can!

B'L'ing closing event on Wed, September 10th, 6-8. We'll be screening a new video B'L'ing RGB...

B'L'ing RGB
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Art in General is located at: 79 Walker Street
between Broadway and Lafayette
New York, New York 10013

Monday, July 28, 2008

B'L'ing books vol. 1-4

Editions of 10
for sale at Ooga Booga (

Friday, July 25, 2008

if you are in LONDON... August 3rd: Publish and Be Damned 2008 Fair

B'L'ing Movie Posters zine will debut at the Ooga Booga Booth


Publish and Be Damned 2008
One-Day Self-Publishing Fair

Time and Place
Date: Sunday, August 3, 2008
Time: 12:00pm - 6:00pm
Location: Rochelle School,
Street: Club Row
City/Town: London, United Kingdom

Contact Info
Phone: 07930399203

Surveying an abundance of independent publications, Publish and Be Damned demonstrates individual experimental approaches to making and distributing the work of artists, writers and musicians outside of the commercial mainstream through publishing fairs, a touring archive and occasional events.

PABD Fair 2008 will again take place at Rochelle School, London, on 3rd August 2008 fro 12 - 6pm

if in LA!!!... please come to outdoor film screening featuring a short by B'L'ing!!

Horror! Shock! Frenzy! Devastation! Murder!
and the Most Grotesque Monstrosity of All
Breaks Loose
on the Most Significant Art District in America!

A Double Feature of Titanic Abilities and Frightening Potential!

Chinatown LA is proud to Present
an Andrew Berardini Production....

'How to'


'Film Noir'

with Intermission


Bob Ross, Joe Sola. John Baldessari, Karl Erickson, Erin Cosgrove, Dane Picard, Nasty Nets, Rudy Bust aka Jonathan Pylypchuk, Agathe Snow, , Terri Phillips, Chris Doyle, Ciprian Muresan, Carlee Fernandez, Uri Aran, Spencer Douglass and Gustavo Herrera, Suzie Asado, Michele O’Marah, B-L-ing, Mike Bouchet, Matt Marello, Drew Heitzler,and Neil Beloufa.

With Special Guest Appearances by
Bob Ross and John Baldessari

A Not-To-Be-Missed Double Feature!

Only Saturday, July 26 at 8 pm.

Monday, July 14, 2008


B'L'ing is hosting two entertaining and informative workshops at our space in Art in General's storefront next week!~

"The Secret to Getting What You Want"
July 22nd, 2008 3pm - 6pm

In this workshop Anne Eastman will share the basics of B'L'ing and introduce the uninitiated to the exciting new world of bit torrents!!!! Participants may come prepared with a video they wish to BL. B'L'ing kits will be provided so no one goes home empty-handed!


"The Secret to Knowing What's IN and What's OUT"
July 23rd, 2008 3pm - 6pm

Chris Moukarbel will lead this workshop which will cover the basics of IN/OUT list-making. The group will make a list for FALL 2008.

If you think you might enjoy either of these events, please RSVP to:

Monday, July 7, 2008

The B'L'ing opening party at Art in General will be held this Thursday, July 10th from 6-8pm. We'll be screening music video art, bootlegging dvds, and trading throughout the night. Everyone is encouraged to bring videos and participate in the exchange. Dig deep - bring your best.

Thursday, June 12, 2008

Upcoming B'L'ing event!

New B'L'ing HQ will be hosted by Art in General all through Summer 08! Opening Party on July 10th from 6pm to 8pm!!

Art in General is located at:

79 Walker St. (between broadway and lafayette, below canal st.)
New York, NY 10013

Friday, April 25, 2008

B'L'ing at White Columns

On Apr 27, 2008, at 7:59 PM, Popcorn wrote:

> SUNDAY APRIL 27, 2008 at 8PM
> Presenting B'L'ing film and video screening:
> Short videos by:


> + more TBA...
> White Columns
> 320 West 13th Street - enter on Horatio
> New York , NY 10014

Thursday, March 27, 2008

B'L'ing at Dark Fair

Bring DVDs to the the Swiss Institute to trade!

B'L'ing Trading Post
Dark Fair!

Friday, March 28, 6p-12a
Sat, March 29, 12p-9p
Swiss Institute [SI]
495 Broadway, 3rd Fl.
New York, NY 10012
tel. 212-925-2035

B-o o t*y Le %g  Video  & DVD Art, Artsy films, Experimental Film Classics, PLUS.....
Contributions from: Lucky Dragons, Sandy Yang, Mike Smith, Mason Cooley, Marie Jager, Cheryl Donegan, Liam Gillick, Anne Eastman, Michael Stickrod, Arthur Ou, George Porcari, Cory Arcangel, Jay Heikes, Amy Yao, Chris Moukarbel, Becca Albee, Erika Vogt, Josh Blackwell, Seana Carroll, Marina Ops, Walt Paper, Michel Auder, Reka Reisinger, Michael Roy, Brina Thurston, Rob Roth, Rachel Mason, Ian Cooper, Jonathen Rafman, Josh Tonsfeldt, Baker Overstreet, Adriana Lara, Ida Eckblad, Alice Konitz, Pete Deevakul + MORE!!