by Phillip Griffith
JUL-AUG 2016 | ArtSeen
Downtown around City Hall Park, where the Public Art Fund currently presents The Language of Things, an exhibition of sculptural works, the various rhythms spoken by the city include those of tourists, street performers, and office workersnot to mention that particular rhythm of summertime city heat that expresses itself in shared encounters of sound, stench, and sweat.
MAY 2015 | Books
I look around me and imagine that I have the wild look of a person who has five minutes to pack her things and flee, the narrator recounts in Andrea Scrimas provocative novel, A Lesser Day. Rendered in segments circumscribed by places in which she has lived, in a narrative that is not linear, but rather flows back and forth in time, Scrimas intricately wrought story follows the life of a young woman suspended between past and present and uncertain about who she has become.