Hommage a Ponge
CHARLES NORTH's recent publications include Elevenses, a limited edition collaboration with the artist Trevor Winkfield (Granary Books, 2017), and States of the Art: Selected Essays, Interviews, and Other Prose 1975-2014 (Pressed Wafer, 2017). His eleventh book of poems, North of the Charles: Early and Uncollected Poems, is due from Hanging Loose this fall.
Mel Kendrick: Seeing Things in ThingsBy Joyce Beckenstein
DEC 22–JAN 23 | ArtSeen
Mel Kendrick: Seeing Things in Things presents a riveting survey of works, from 1983 to 2022, by an artist who absorbed minimalisms quirky mystique as he unabashedly broke most of its codifying rules.
The Potential Worldings of the KitbashBy Andrew Paul Woolbright
MARCH 2023 | Editor's Message
The artist and critic Jesse Murry described a breath that makes possible another breath. How can our movements allow for other movements? As artists, how can our practices extend space for others as much as it asks for space; and give language and poetry to others as much as it asks for those things. Ive been told I wear many hats, and I want to address the why of it for the first time, while also bringing together a small vibrancy of others who share in strange navigations and similar obligations with me.
Designing Motherhood: Things That Make and Break Our BirthsBy Ksenia Nouril
OCT 2021 | Art Books
Whether or not a birthing person, one will find a more comprehensive and empowered approach to sexuality, procreation, and rearing in this book than in any mass-market guide, medical textbook, or doctors office. The fact that this information must be conveyed through the guise of art and design points to our societys deep-seated discomfort withand lack of substantial support forbirth.
Ode to the Vaporized Individual: Long Live the Whorish PorousBy Angela Dufresne
MARCH 2023 | Critics Page
Dead ringers shimmer and pulseincessantly. Bastards love better. One cannot take it all in at onceyoud be a moron to try. Youd be a total fucking moron to pursue autonomy, yet most try, poor things. Thus the long shot must be coupled with numerous close-ups, pans and cuts, across bodies, so we are tethered to life, to the screens that make us, or worse, the families on the screens that makes us. jump cuts, pans, money shots, they kill us with us.