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Paul Schmelzer @iteeth Minneapolis

Art, justice, and the connective tissue between. Writer and editor, formerly @walkermag (1998-2007, 2011-2020) and @MnIndy.

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Joined Twitter 3/18/08


@snipy Thing is, he’ll probably be invited onto the local news to discuss this.Congrats, @3TC3T3RA! https://t.co/Q1jPnQK97RMake it easy, Vote, Vote early. Big love to @SylvanEsso for their love and support, For Wisconsin. Visit:… https://t.co/yLTwUwMgSt
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10/25
2020
Republicans of yore—like Sen. Durenberger (who defended artists’ rights & the Walker during the culture war/Ron Ath… https://t.co/MPTsjw2wZJI grabbed a squirt of hand sanitizer on my way out of the grocery store, and the clerk says, “Because it’s getting… https://t.co/GpYc6wtetO @aeromenthe I always offer. “Need wood?” @joshuadecter Ah, to be employed! @Powhida I think I saw that episode of High Maintenance!And what is, say, the NYC equivalent of a backyard fire pit?It’s striking the role firewood plays in my relationships these days.
10/24
2020
@Lulu53251 I have a massive bin of cords, plugs, power strips in the basement... mapping my life through electronic devices gone by...Did you ever stop and look back on your life and ask: when did I get so many surge protectors? @adrianho This is a huge step. Congratulations!I like that some job sites have a "maximum salary" range you can set. Like, "Oh, no, that's way too much. I couldn't."
10/23
2020
ICYMI, here's video of my keynote, along with those of @cmonstah, @MauraJudkis, @ebonebell of @TaggMagazine and @michaelbolden.Congrats, @cmonstah, and way to come strong right out of the gate. https://t.co/rkugHg2D40 @_taylor_ Thanks for sharing, Taylor!👌 https://t.co/Xd2JPXBRkF @museumnerd Better than live-tweeting, say, a presidential debate. @museumnerd Is that the alpha, Madre, or Miss Brain? Heh. @museumnerd I love when they take the alpacas for a walk. @KevinBuist There’s also this: https://t.co/xDhwma9DmSThat Obama speech. Wow. Watch every minute. https://t.co/G5Wrxb1666
10/22
2020
@chris_steller Editor. @MissHQ @TheBroad @pamm Nice! Congrats!!Time for a check-in: We're approaching 5 months since George Floyd's murder & the outpouring of solidarity it spark… https://t.co/S5Kc7rVwoV
10/21
2020
As a non-dancer, I don't much care about a candidate's groove but OMG has anyone made a GIF comparing Kamala with t… https://t.co/Yw1UX4r6Pc
10/20
2020
Hmm. @knightfdn's Digital Readiness/Innovation in Museums study finds museum leadership's support for digital is hi… https://t.co/AJAVZusVVVOstracism, the head of excavations at the Athens Agora tells me, is “the ultimate in accountability.” In my latest… https://t.co/D79OkM4K6S
10/19
2020
What to do with a broken democracy: New on #TheOstracon, my new piece on ostracism, Trump, and lessons from ancient… https://t.co/7SrN6gLxlP
10/16
2020
Distracting as it is, I love the sound of my 8-year-old thumping around upstairs at remote gym class. @arunadsouza Oh. It’s not a word by Bee standards. Don’t mind me. @arunadsouza SPOILER ALERT!
10/12
2020
I’m old enough to remember $750
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10/11
2020
🚨ProPublica is hiring 🚨 Deputy editor, Local Senior editor, South Senior editor, Southwest Midwest reporters Resea… https://t.co/hcGUy7CmMv
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10/10
2020
@_taylor_ Yeah, I hope Walz and Evers up their security detail...There you have it, folks. What the GOP really believes. https://t.co/8oWtGdDljy
10/8
2020
Just a reminder that if you have already voted absentee for Donald Trump in Minnesota you can change your vote thro… https://t.co/iGO2OnfcWu
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10/6
2020
“[T]he works are meticulous but piercing, like a carefully released primal scream.” ⁦@jilnotjill⁩ on ⁦@laborcamp⁩’s… https://t.co/N53ZhPORYZ @chris_steller There’s your epitaph right there.
10/2
2020
@paper_sleeves Oh no! @MarkGisleson Not a debate I'm having with you. Goodbye, Mark. @MarkGisleson wtf, man?
9/28
2020
bruce, veteran for peace 🕊 hennepin ave, minneapolis, sep 24 2020 https://t.co/H5OGydpEOO
Retweeted by Paul SchmelzerKeep tabs on what they're up to on Instagram at @walkerworkerunionThe Walker Art Center staff is unionizing, and last night's public event was a fitting launch—bannering on Siah Arm… https://t.co/ZR5l5fjPrf
9/26
2020
@cmonstah @cmonstah: Art needs not just architectural or art historical context, but the context of the everyday.I love this: @cmonstah puts Chris Burden’s “Shoot” (1971) in context of previous body-based actions in art and cult… https://t.co/6dPxirmY4fJoin us in 5... https://t.co/lFi4pty5cPJust today.... 📻 @MPRMusicUnions announced their union... 🍻 @SurlyWorkers got their election agreement.. 📣… https://t.co/5QnfsLYtnt
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9/25
2020
@joshuadecter This suggests it'll be restored online, but given current leadership's approach to digital, can't ima… https://t.co/xYwVwfNnA1 @joshuadecter I suspect that happened with the 2017 website redesign. The guy in charge of that project either didn… https://t.co/yAdL9TT2Sp
9/24
2020
Is there no honorable male Republican ?
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9/23
2020
The Justice Department has designated New York City, Portland and Seattle “anarchist jurisdictions" under a directi… https://t.co/wsbumFmnmU
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9/21
2020
Imagine thinking Republicans can be shamed by... hypocrisy.
Retweeted by Paul SchmelzerWe will carry on the fight. Your rest is earned.
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9/19
2020
Today's COVID-19 Report from @laborcamp https://t.co/d3hQtrgSUf
9/18
2020
We need to start talking about the brain drain that’s already decimating the arts sector. A thread on my @artnet ar… https://t.co/xKuW1UhnrJ
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9/16
2020
Two weeks from tomorrow, I'll be talking about art journalism, intercultural interpretation & supporting diverse vo… https://t.co/VRmWNDAtjH
9/10
2020
@mariiieclaiiire Thank you!This walk down memory lane reminded me of one of my favorite Walker moments, asking death-metal logo designer (and… https://t.co/Y3p0d1tiNzA short reflection on my time at the Walker (and reminder that I'm looking for a new gig) → https://t.co/cfsMFkeDFY
9/9
2020
@datanodata Thanks, Nik! @lachicaboom Thanks, Xandra. Amazing to work with you, too. Your piece was 🔥. https://t.co/8iuk0TavuK
9/8
2020
@harrygassel Will get in touch tomorrow!Hire me and we can find out! (Kidding/not kidding.) Excited to see what you do, @harrygassel! https://t.co/OCZD04KIWf
9/7
2020
@arunadsouza Whoa. I’ve never even tried to go beyond Genius. I want to be Queen Bee! @newtonmatthew @cmoa Thanks. I’ve always thought of Storyboard (and Open Space and Creative Time Reports) as art publishing kin.
9/5
2020
@joygarnett Thanks, Joy!
9/4
2020
@saucyunicorn Thanks, Nicole. Glad to have connected with you via the Reader!
9/3
2020
@HeartAsArena Thanks, Brent. Appreciate your support all these years. 🤘 @ordietrying Wow, thank you, Anthony! @somuchpinkice Thanks. I imagine it'll rise again, just with different aims and leaders! @shineslike Thanks, Suse. I'll always be grateful to you and @jinscho for including me in Museopunks early on. Jus… https://t.co/RhGYX3F1IS @GolnarNemat Aw. It wasn't much of a gamble, Golnar. Was just rereading your piece in light of Siah's passing. You've got so much talent! @andreacbrown Thanks so much, Andrea! @rearleftist Thanks! @lynne_bias Thank you, and thanks for all you do, and for being part of the Reader! @jonnymoon Thanks, Jonathan. It was awesome getting to know you and everyone at @art21. Here's hoping we do somethi… https://t.co/fD1MIsc6Ik @PeterDiamond_ Thank you. I hope it makes a comeback one day soon. @Chuckumentary Thanks, Chuck!
9/2
2020
@alockstadt @larsleafblad THANK YOU! @Powhida Thank you! @nancy_nordgren @chris_steller Thanks, Nancy! Hope you’re doing well! @gregorg Thanks, Greg. True, I’ve been more about sharing the platform! @babyboymonaghan How did I not know about this?!Photo: my kids, Kai and Olivia, who grew up (so far, at least) at the Walker. @babyboymonaghan Thanks! Here's to being a superb asset elsewhere! @BeanGilsdorf Thanks, Bean. Me too! @quick13 @chris_steller Thanks, Fiona. I'll miss the place...I’ve been restructured out of a job, as of today. New leadership has decided to shut down the Walker Reader & focus… https://t.co/pcoxHxrzm1
9/1
2020
"For Siah Armajani, building was more than an intellectual exercise: it was also a search for home." Curator Victor… https://t.co/rhxyhJBYwS
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8/28
2020
Thinking about the “Neo-Andean” architecture that flourished in Bolivia under Evo Morales. These are all by archite… https://t.co/BuIWFxEnRA
Retweeted by Paul SchmelzerDoomscrolling: a contender for word of the year? @jeffstrabone @_taylor_ Here’s a photo of the same guy "kneeling for nine minutes during a protest against police b… https://t.co/kf2siZP9r6
8/27
2020
Honored to be included amongst these deep thinkers in a piece by @museummammy in @VanityFair’s “Great Fire” issue. https://t.co/DhVD9gMXng
Retweeted by Paul SchmelzerIn June, I traveled to Minneapolis to embed with organizers working to abolish the local police force, and hopefull… https://t.co/nSeFjZ92iv
Retweeted by Paul Schmelzer"Murals and graffiti jewel the city as it thinks about what it would mean to shed the things that hunt our skin." P… https://t.co/5tY8OPwc5g
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8/25
2020
Reparations can take many forms. What might this look like in the arts? On #TheOstracon, Nicole J Caruth launches a… https://t.co/83Ld2RhfXJ
8/14
2020

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