Full article in Art+Auction magazine (September 2019).
Life should encapsulate the boring, the really difficult, the easy, the sexy, and the downright shit. All of that — that’s what you want.
“Post-modernist” is perhaps too weighty a word for such a joyous denouement, but, whatever you want to call it, “I Am Sovereign” makes many of the great masters of experimental literature look like they were just trying too hard.
Some musings on unfinished works and the theme of incompletion, inspired by seeing Klimt’s “Portrait of Amalie Zuckerkandl” at the Belvedere in Vienna.
Full article in Modern Painters magazine (September 2019) and on Blouin Artinfo.
In the mid-20th century, poets and artists started taking existing texts and images and then redacting and erasing them to form new ones.
This article argues that the term ‘minor poetry’ gains an additional relevance for experimental twentieth-century poetry which grapples with its own generic identity, deterritorializing established conceptions of poetry, and making ‘minor’ the major poetic discourses on which it is contingent.
The idea was to create a project that would depict the way these ethnic minority groups live, what their daily lives look like, as well as how the government watches them 24/7.
This question of space — of how something takes up space, deconstructs it or contains it — preoccupied both artists throughout their careers.
This article considers the poetry of Jacques Roubaud, a member of the Oulipo whose constraint-based writing techniques often involve the revision and deformation of source texts.