The problem with recombinatory thought

Img[1]: “The Moving Times,” featuring text by William Burroughs and Kenneth White, number 1 of the Sigma Portfolio assembled by Alexander Trocchi   FIRST December 6, 2016. Linkages, I suppose, are exciting. Learned about Project Sigma, an experimental practice carried out in the sixties by Alexander Trocchi, which may hold the rightful title to being…

Interview with John Seal Part 1

CONVERSATION WITH JOHN SEAL PART 1: You can slay me with a bowl of strawberries so long as you have really struggled with them, and I can taste that struggle– the taste of hard-fought empathy. John Seal’s work is currently on view in a show at Johann Koenig in Berlin from June 7th to July…

Excerpts from a Compilation on Aging

The following segments are passages from a compilation called Aging, amassed by Emily Toder, composed of sentences from The New Yorker, and published by Gauss PDF in 2016. The concept initially emerged from a somewhat petty grammatical curiosity observed of the magazine’s in-house style rules, and grew gradually into an informal index of what it…

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had a dream about a rolodex of some sort. title it “rolodex dream”, refer to it in my head that way. document begins with “ever since the rolodex dream i’ve…”.

On the psychogeography of cities and the internet

  Img[1]: Maze screensaver from Microsoft ‘95 [1] Situationism and the Internet The enduring legacy of the Situationist dérive for the 21st century may include its status as a method for breaking out of the psychic boundaries that delimit one’s daily life to an unchanging routine. In a reflection on the psychogeography of Tijuana, Aurelio…

Kelly Akashi: SandCandle.jpg

The first candle I made, in 2012, cast in a bucket of sand. This image was taken during open studios at USC in  2013 where I first tried stacking furniture to display several handmade candles, wax objects, and images.

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