Geert Goiris and the Infallible Terror Dome

Trope, 2013 Within the Goiris’ works, we can consider a primordial slithering out of the first cave on two legs, a walk out into the world in which every element is against our survival. Like Plato’s “Allegory of the Cave” there is a new calibration of meaning to nameless shadows.   Flash Bulb memories, Ash […]

Nostalgia/Trauma Under the STATE Apparatus – Tommaso Tanini

Without an element of cruelty at the root of every spectacle, the theater is not possible. In our present state of degeneration it is through the skin that metaphysics must be made to re-enter our minds.   By Brad Feuerhelm, ASX, March 2015 ”Without an element of cruelty at the root of every spectacle, the […]

Narcissus’ Folly of Youthful Naivete in the Work of Coco Young

@ Coco Young There are references abound… a lineage… Corinne day, Nan Goldin, a bit of Larry lark and I’d like to think a bit of Mark Morrisroe (somehow, I think this is very wishful).   By Brad Feuerhelm, ASX, March 2015 Coco Young’s “Vanity” on Bemojake books is an affirmation of what it is […]

A Near Miss with Zombie Formalism in the Work of Hannah Whitaker

@ Hannah Whitaker, courtesy of Morel Books Hannah Whitaker’s “Peer to Peer” with Morel books could easily be subsumed into the category of “zombie formalism” with its easy abstraction and playful dialogue of purist abstraction and aesthetic formal nuances.   By Brad Feuerhelm, ASX, March 2015 Hannah Whitaker’s “Peer to Peer” with Morel books could […]

The Blood of Christ, Transformation and Worship in the Work of Dominic Hawgood

  LORD YES!!!! FIRE FIRE FIRE BREATHE IN!!!!! The CHILDREN OF GOD AWAIT YOUR PURIFICATION. FIRE FIRE FIRE   By Brad Feuerhelm, ASX, February 2015 A tongue too engorged with the blood of Christ to fit into the mouths of children left bent, palpitating and writhing on the carpeted floor. There is a cleric steering […]