16.12.07

Collage - East vs. West


This coloring here was cut in half and put into our Fighting Graves zine #5, but I'd like to show it here as a whole. It is a fairly self-explanatory contrast that I've created, and speaks the most basic language of my critical ethnocentricity: The West is fucked and redrawn toward this allusion, the East is something I can't comment about, so it remains unaltered by my hand. Commenting on one hemisphere provides plenty enough effrontery for my tastes.

15.12.07

Sublime Depths


You might not know what this is a picture of, but rest assured it is a picture of something. It's not a composite; it was taken from above the water tank I had created for the large sculpture I made for my open studio - A suitcase was lined in black material and attached to a 30 gallon aquarium, inside which was suspended a National Geographic magazine (attached with invisible wire to the Bottom of the suitcase), and that magazine was opened to the spread in the photo above, of an Arctic Canadian Park. When the piece was completed, inside the circular hole you see before you sat a weighted pickle jar full of rusty and clean nails, onto which was attached a 1/5th scale black corpse cast of polyurethane, so this particular view was never on public display. But I think it was a view worth noting. Someday hopefully someone will set it as their wallpaper; that is my dream.

2.12.07

Open Studio - Wed Dec 5th


You are all invited (although I doubt many of you are in New York) to come and have a look at my studio this Wednesday - there is a special large work that I have produced for this event. See above for details, and it was snowing earlier. Heavy Snow (today's accumulation was not heavy, but I think any snow in New York is a burden on the municipality) on Sunday is really fantastic for adults, but I seem to remember that as a child, I felt it was just my luck that the streets weren't generously blanketed on a school day, when there might be a chance that classes would be cancelled.