Perhaps, curious reader, you may be eager to know what was then said and done? Click on the images below to hear and see for yourself. – Apuleius Metamorphoses (adapted) Originally – an appropriate beginning, since the Greek word arche, from which the notion is derived means “beginning” – an archive is a place of […]
I just returned to Ohio after spending the last two and half months in Europe. While I felt that I was being rather restrained, I still managed to bring back a small red suitcase worth of books from my travels. I persuaded myself that these books were bought out of necessity, especially for my investigations […]
I did not visit Kassel five years ago, but I cannot forget Alyce Kaplan’s work in the hexagonal room on the top floor of the Orangerie. While I didn’t see it in person, her work appeared on the gray carpeting on the landing as a colorful reflection. I don’t recall stepping closer to that reflection, […]
Greetings from Madrid! On the flight over I was reading the new issue of Afterall magazine which is dedicated to the idea of indigeneity (a term that combines the adjective indigenous and the noun identity). In her essay ‘Floating Between Past and Future: The Indigenisation of Environmental Politics’, Lucy Lippard discusses the artist Cecilia Vicuña […]
How can you make a new proverb? Aren’t proverbs just old sayings, grounded in common experience, mere nuggets of popular wisdom, without origins, without authors? So when someone claims to make a new proverb, something interesting must be happening. Apuleius of Madauros, writing in the 2nd Century CE, renowned for his novel about a man-donkey, […]
My show hasn’t been picked up yet—I’m still working on the pilot. It’s called She Mad. It’s a half-hour comedy about what it means to be an adult, set against the backdrop of the Los Angeles creative industry. It follows a young, ambitious black woman and her friends as they try to create the lives […]
The place is enclosed. Elements and spaces from different times in history lie next to each other with no chronological order or sign of origin. What is present are either physical adaptations of fictional and factual documents or existing things….The set of operations that occurs between them has no script. There are antagonisms, associations, hospitality […]
Recalling such disparate references as 1930’s fashion illustration, optical illusions, The Rolling Stones Goats Head Soup album cover, or the security patterns found inside of business envelopes, The World, by Seth Price, finds its initial source in a drawing created while working on his Folklore US project.