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Entries from May 2007

Conjuring Melissa Scherrer–Part 1

May 30th, 2007 · 1 Comment

The following is the first part of a conversation between artist Melissa Scherrer and curator Katie Geha. Magic, the Midwest, and mimes all figure prominently. Part 2 will appear next week. Katie: So, I haven’t been sleeping much lately. And I have really wanted to do interviews with artists for a bit a now but […]

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Tags: Conversation · Ghosts · Katie Geha · Look · Melissa Scherrer · Mimes · Photographs · Rummage Sales · the Midwest

Dear Travis (Laura Solomon)

May 22nd, 2007 · 3 Comments

This poem is probably the most overtly autobiographical poem I’ve ever written, so it feels odd to write about its context, as the poem seems already transparently full of the context that created it. But I want to try to do so all the same if only because today the ceiling of my apartment has […]

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Tags: correspondence · Laura Solomon · Love · Nicola · Philadelphia · Tina Celona

Dear Leni (Squirrels)

May 17th, 2007 · No Comments

On Tuesday, when I got back from New York, I saw that a few of the buildings behind my apartment were gone. I knew they were on their way out, since a three-man demolition crew had begun work the week before I left–I had watched from my window as they nudged the buildings with a […]

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Tags: Condos · correspondence · Leni · Snowball · Squirrels

Dear Sara (Trash Matching)

May 8th, 2007 · No Comments

Below are pictures of the latest foray into the art of trash-matching. I believe these examples may push this genre of art making to the limit and represent the latest advances of this exciting use of walking and picture-taking combined. I set out to actually match some trash on a beach in Mexico, but the […]

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Tags: correspondence · Detritus · Michael Labenz · Sara · Trash-Matching

Eric Baus & the Proust Questionnaire

May 1st, 2007 · No Comments

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Tags: Conversation · Dorothea Lasky · Eric Baus · Proust Questionnaire