Barkley's work repositions the figure, as seen in Roman and Christian mythology, somewhere between current conceptions of figuration in painting and photography, and a more personal and oftentimes autobiographical context.
Montréal-based video artist Sabrina Ratté uses a unique combination of analog video synthesizers and mixers, and digital editing software to create surreal and moving future-scapes that confuse the boundary between architectural space, landscape and the imagination.
“I am not a communist out of optimism. I am a communist out of despair” -- Slavoj Žižek
Graeme Langdon interviews Extreme Animals, the long-running multimedia and performance project of artist-musicians Jacob Ciocci and David Wightman.
B O D Y editor Ben Williams interviewed playwright and performer Kate Benson in New York on October 3, 2014. Her play A BEAUTIFUL DAY IN NOVEMBER ON THE BANKS OF THE GREATEST OF THE GREAT LAKES will be remounted in January at City Center, Stage II – Women’s Project space.
I feel very strongly that poems are good things in the world. They are a means of questioning, and reassigning value. Actual psychopaths are running Global Finance, so it’s good to remind yourself all of that value is made-up too.
"I don't think parody is necessarily disrespectful. Nor imitation a sign of respect. I don't like that binary--it’s too easy. " -- Edward Shenk
"I think mental transportation is the root appeal with landscapes. It's similar to going to the movies, playing a video game or reading a novel in that it’s an immersion into a fictional world. But with landscapes, the central character is a place."
Vispo is clearly a response to language. It tends to enhance the quantum aspects of language by focusing on the elemental design parts of language material. What’s that mean? People like fidgeting with alphabet.