TOTAL PROOF: The GALA Committee 1995-1997

Selected Press


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ARTNews: Remembering When ‘Melrose Place’ Became a Conceptual Art Project: Mel Chin’s GALA Committee Returns This Fall

Paris Review: Now I Have to Rewatch Melrose Place, and Other News

Gothamist: Did You Know The Props On ‘Melrose Place’ Were Covert Works Of Art With Coded Meanings?

The New York Times: The Plot to Put Conceptual Art on ‘Melrose Place.’ Yes, Really.

Wall Street Journal: New Art Exhibit Channels ‘Melrose Place’

The Art Newspaper: Poolside in Mel’s Melrose Place

CNN: How I hid art in ‘Melrose Place’

GARAGE Magazine: Political covert art and “Melrose Place”

BlouinArtinfo: Think of the Re-Runs: The Surreptitious Activist Art on ‘Melrose Place’

The Daily Beast: How Melrose Place Was Reborn as a New York Art Show

NY Mag: For Two Years in the ’90s, This Art Collective Planted Subversive Props on the Set of Melrose Place

Dwell: Art, Architecture, and “Melrose Place” Collide in This Ultra-Meta Exhibition

Artforum: Critics’ Picks

Monopol (Germany): Wie Künstler “Melrose Place” unterwanderten

Los Angeles Review of Books: Problems, Provocations, Roller Coasters, and Guns

EL PAÍS (Spanish): ¿Veías Melrose Place? Pues fuiste víctima de un experimento de arte conceptual y no lo sabías

Vertele (Spanish): La inolvidable ‘Melrose Place’ ‘experimentó’ con el público a través de mensajes codificados

The Creators Project (Spanish): Si alguna vez viste Melrose Place fuiste parte de un experimento artístico masivo

e-flux: McKenzie Wark- Digital Provenance and the Artwork as Derivative

Dezeen: Subversive art is hidden throughout 90s TV soap Melrose Place

Contemporary Art Daily: The GALA Committee at Red Bull Arts New York

Hong Kong Zero One (Chinese): 90s Alternative Placement for Film and Television

The UCSB Current: Art on the Set

Süddeutsche Zeitung (German): Subversive Botschaften in der Schnulzenserie “Melrose Place”

The Highlighter: Revealed: ‘Melrose Place’ is Shockingly Political

Artforum: Reality Bites

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