Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Awashed Here

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

... imagine a puddle waking up one morning and thinking, 'This is an interesting world I find myself in - an interesting hole I find myself in - fits me rather neatly, doesn't it? In fact it fits me staggeringly well, must have been made to have me in it!' This is such a powerful idea that as the sun rises in the sky and the air heats up and as, gradually, the puddle gets smaller and smaller, it's still frantically hanging on to the notion that everything's going to be alright, because this world was meant to have him in it, was built to have him in it; so the moment he disappears catches him rather by surprise. Douglas Adams

Saturday, December 11, 2010

Thursday, December 9, 2010

He's got it right, like, three fourths of the way through

Show me some passion, Javier

Ducky ruined real men for me when I was 15

And even he couldn't figure out how to get out of his shitty bedroom and go get what he wanted.

Wednesday, December 8, 2010

this is what i wish it could feel more like

it should, for everything i'd like to think we did for it.

Gillian Wearing - 2 into 1

Tuesday, December 7, 2010

7000 words

Monday, December 6, 2010

Abby Kent is a Goddess

All photos by Loren Marshall 2010

Truths of the day

You know it's finals when: You have to walk out of class to get a hold of yourself from crying through your quiz and you find some other woman in another class doing the same.

My landlord is harrassing me about our business arrangement to get his houses rented for him next year and I did the unthinkably-Reina and fucking called my daddy on him.

Fernando, I hope you didn't blow it and I can still try to get the thousand bucks per house if I land them next semester... but it can't happen until next semester, and I can't have him calling and texting me at all hours of every day. When he's calling more than my father, brother, best friends and housemate combined, we have a problem; It's refreshing to hear my father say what he knows is a truth for me and has always been: I can do anything I put my mind to, but I can only put my mind on so many things, and it's impossible for me to work under someone else's pressure." Possibly cliche? It's the first thing that I would call it if someone else said it. But he's right; that shit ruins me.

Sunday, December 5, 2010

RECESS Exhibit

Blogged documentation of the exhibit currently at Houghton House's Davis Gallery at Hobart and William Smith Colleges. My video is 20 minutes long and vimeo and youtube did NOT accept it. I will be cutting it into two parts soon. Stay tuned. It was an exciting experience.

Saturday, December 4, 2010

art:21 with Kara Walker

ART:21: Can you talk about the humor in your work? Is it a tragic humor?

WALKER: Giddy humor. Giddy. I think I described this kind of turbulence that drives most of the work, and it's a turbulence that's not unlike melodrama, or the kind of dredging up of every feeling one could possibly have about a situation which is all about feeling. And it's difficult not to laugh off that behavior, that sense of being overloaded, out of control, unable to contain even the horror of being able to think about something that you know you shouldn't be thinking about, or that you know isn't going to resolve itself just by thinking about it. It might not resolve itself by talking about it. It might not resolve itself by enacting laws about it. Or writing about it. And it's that feeling of needing to make this offering as a form of truth-telling, no matter how awful it is and then, uhg, you know, being flabbergasted at even having to do that! Why should that even have to be done? And then sometimes the work is just ridiculous and silly and weird.

Wednesday, December 1, 2010