performance still from Cake Walk (2005) Kate Gilmore is a video performance artist based in New York. Her work chronicles a “woman in peril”—however, the comic, almost absurd, situations in which Gilmore finds herself are all manufactured, and usually, Gilmore prevails over her studio made circumstances. In watching her video “Main Squeeze” in P.S. 1’s...
No Placean Anatomy (2008) limited edition print, digital print, silkscreen, gouache 26” x 30”, 2008 (edition of 30) While multidisciplinary in her practice, I think of Saya Woolfalk primarily as a performance artist, in that she performs the roles of anthropologist and ethnographer—her body of work acting as documents of a culture imagined and the future yet realized. from...
I bookmarked Zak Kitnick’s website over a year ago on del.i.cious. I finally got to see his work offline in two shows this past weekend— the thoughtfully and beautifully executed Between Spaces at P.S. 1 and Tulsa Doom at Denise Kupferschmidt’s Apartment Show in Greenpoint. I think I may be in love.* more on Zak Kitnick at zacharykitnick.com *with HIS WORK
Admittedly, I sometimes sleep on things happening right under my nose. I’m local to Baltimore, and lately, there’s been this flurry of activity that has kept me away from my desk on weekends—knocking me out of my “Baltimore is such a painting town” doldrums. In Googling Malcolm Lomax, an artist who, with Dan Wickenham, recently mounted an ambitious show at the...
Ben Driggs and I were pals in college, when I fooled myself into believing I was going to be an artist. He’s living and working on the West Coast now. I owe him an email. more here: bendriggs.com
put we to your ear and hear yesteryear’s ocean, mute affairs, mortarboards, merman graduate shit, this is just future love like water dripping down her inner thigh, teardrops as diluted thoughts filtered through the mainstream, twenty thing-a-ma-bobs, treasure troves, spear-fishing, love’s fragile future only safe speaking through cartoon thought bubbles and coral thieves, lured into the deepest...