What a 1980’s Tension Memory Looks Like

“That is just the impatient me waiting for my own teeth to fall out as I doubt I will ever find the bouffant that defines me”. I stood sifting through the remnants of somebody else’s life, the precipice correlated somewhere between the footnote of commerce and an inability to understand the language proliferating from the […]

Doug Aitken: “Electric Heart” (1999)

In many ways the process of my work is an ongoing experiment to see how I can open myself to a larger field of experience and information. At times I live nomadically, wandering, going from project to project and city to city. I find myself moving through space and responding to experiences in a way […]

Stanley Kubrick’s ‘2001 A Space Odyssey’ Lobby Cards

                      2001: A Space Odyssey is a 1968 epic science fiction film produced and directed by Stanley Kubrick. The screenplay, written by Kubrick and Arthur C. Clarke, was partially inspired by Clarke’s short story “The Sentinel“. Clarke concurrently wrote the novel 2001: A Space Odyssey, […]

The Rolling Stones’ “Gimme Shelter” Lobby Cards (1970)

                    Scenes from Gimme Shelter, the 1970 documentary film directed by Albert and David Maysles and Charlotte Zwerin chronicling the last weeks of The Rolling Stones‘ 1969 US tour which culminated in the disastrous Altamont Free Concert.   (All rights reserved. Images @ Maysles Films.)

Educating Larry Clark (2007)

still image from Impaled @ Larry Clark   Educating Larry Clark By Philippa Hawker, originally published in The Age, September 2007 The Destricted project was, in many ways, an invitation to go too far – to test boundaries and to step outside them. It’s a feature film made up of seven short works by seven […]

Petra Cortright: “Self Portrait” (2011)

Born in 1986, Petra Cortright first gained notoriety as an internet artist but more recently has earned acclaim for the works she has exhibited in brick-and-mortar galleries. She has moved beyond just jpegs, websites and YouTube and has begun to incorporate elements of the online experience into her conceptual practice.