Translation(s)

TRANSLATION(S)

The creation of space. Shared space(s). Time is mysterious, perhaps deceiving. Disorienting. Non-linear. “Translation(s)” : seven,...

LUCID DREAMS OF THE APOCALYPSE

I. Departure Electric organ releases shimmering block chords, alternating between higher and lower registers. A melodic line slowly...

 
 
 
Here this time

HERE THIS TIME

1 I have an alarm set on my phone that goes off five times a day To remind me Five times a day That we're all gonna die I think you...

Belonging Nearby

BELONGING NEARBY

Tiffany Sia, Too Salty Too Wet 更咸更濕. Courtesy of the artist. Dear Readers: My personal story accounts for a tiny fraction of the multifaceted...

 
 
 
On Fasciated Fantasy

ON FASCIATED FANTASY

I am sensitive to noises but somehow wind chimes do not disturb me. In fact I am fond of wind chimes. The wind is faultless or at least...

Fire and Rain: Two Works by Teresita Fernández

FIRE AND RAIN: TWO WORKS BY TERESITA FERNÁNDEZ

Teresita Fernández, Fire , 2005, silk yarn, steel armature, and epoxy. 96 in. x 144 in.. SFMOMA, Accessions Committee Fund purchase,...

 
 
 
Frank's Corpus

FRANK'S CORPUS

I am trying to account for the body of a bird I knew. Human metrics for bird bodies tend to be comparative, since their purpose is...

LETTER FROM THE EDITOR

VIEWING INSTRUCTIONS: When: Dusk or between the hours of 1 a.m. and 4 a.m. Location: Anywhere it is safe to light a white candle of...

 
 
 
 
 
 

BETWEEN BREATHS, BETWEEN BEATS

A ritual. benediction. a memorial. baptism. time | sound | movement ripple and collapse onto bodies of water     of tissue       of...

A Durational Interim

A DURATIONAL INTERIM

PROXY Fall Film Festival, 2019: The Last Black Man In San Francisco , October 11, 2019. Amid the hum of urban life on a warm fall...

 
 
 

TRIBUTARIES

Viewing Suggestions: When: Dawn or noon, preferably a Saturday/Saturn-Day. Location: Where a stream meets a larger body of water; a...

Prelude

PRELUDE

I live on the fourth floor of a tall apartment building in San Francisco. From my bedroom, I meet the gaze of crows perched along phone...

 
 
 
“I needed this to be here”

“I NEEDED THIS TO BE HERE”

The early stage of the CHOP Garden inside the Cal Anderson Park. All photos: Jeffrey Hou, June 2020. From June 8 to July 1 of last...

Save the Date

SAVE THE DATE

Photos: Amadeus Regucera. How might an intimate relationship to sound, frequency, and vibration inform how we participate in shaping...

 
 
 
Belonging Is a Sticky Word: Roberto Bedoya in Conversation with Tom DeCaigny

BELONGING IS A STICKY WORD: ROBERTO BEDOYA IN CONVERSATION WITH TOM DECAIGNY

“Place-making” is a term with origins in the discipline of landscape architecture but absorbed into urban planning, development, and...

Codes of Conduct

CODES OF CONDUCT

Photo courtesy of the author. My father, an activist for Taiwan independence, often says that being unable to determine your own fate...

 
 
 
Another Year By

ANOTHER YEAR BY

So much of my practice is influenced by daily interactions. Shared moments among those I hold space with have always interested me...

The Emotional Labor of Participation: Tamika L. Butler and Justin Garrett Moore in Conversation

THE EMOTIONAL LABOR OF PARTICIPATION: TAMIKA L. BUTLER AND JUSTIN GARRETT MOORE IN CONVERSATION

Tamika L. Butler and Justin Garrett Moore are consummate community builders and advocates, leading in design, government, and transportation...

 
 
 



Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

Life Drawing with 2bornot2bcollective

Life Drawing with 2bornot2bcollective

I have been digging into materials I purchased years ago and hardly ever use anymore. Next in line were the conte pencils. I believe they were purchased for a life drawing... Read more ...

Oil and Cold Wax Abstract Painting, "Beach Highway", by Carol Nelson Fine Art

Oil and Cold Wax Abstract Painting, "Beach Highway", by Carol Nelson Fine Art

Here is another attempt at using oil and cold wax medium. I am finding it is not that easy to master. There are wonderful effects, however, that are not achievable in other... Read more ...

Tea Room Floating by the River / DCDSAA Dianchuan Architecture Office

Tea Room Floating by the River / DCDSAA Dianchuan Architecture Office

Exterior. Image DCDSAA Dianchuan Architecture Office Location: Shanghai, China Project Year: 2021 Photographs: Enlong Zhu Area: 300.0 m2 Read more ...

"Daydreams", Original Batik Painting by Colorado Artist, Donna L. Martin

"Daydreams", Original Batik Painting by Colorado Artist, Donna L. Martin

Daydreams This piece is fresh off the easel! It will be part of an online art show coming up in May. There will be several artists showing work over the course of two weeks and... Read more ...

Starke Wreck: 1940

Starke Wreck: 1940

December 1940. "Wrecked cars of Camp Blanding construction workers. Starke, Florida." Medium format acetate negative by Marion Post Wolcott. View full size. Read more ...

Figurative Wool Sculptures by Nastassja Swift Explore the Memories and...

Figurative Wool Sculptures by Nastassja Swift Explore the Memories and Narratives of Blackness

Detail of “Passage, when momma lets my braids flow down my back,” wool, synthetic braiding hair, wood, plaster, resin, satin. Collaborators are Kiki Jewell, Nyja Amos, Grace... Read more ...

Flowers Mutate into Peculiar Blossoms in 18th-Century-Style Paintings by...

Flowers Mutate into Peculiar Blossoms in 18th-Century-Style Paintings by Laurent Grasso

“Future Herbarium,” distemper on wood, 33.5 x 24 x 4.2 centimeters. Photo by Claire Dorn, courtesy of Perrotin. All images © Laurent Grasso, shared with permission In Laurent... Read more ...

Aspen Tree Painting, Impressionist Landscape Painting "Colorful Memories" by...

Aspen Tree Painting, Impressionist Landscape Painting "Colorful Memories" by Colorado Impressionist Judith Babcock

Palette Knife Oil Painting 30"x40"x1.5" Oil on Canvas/Available Read more ...

Grace Schacterle

Grace Schacterle

Grace SchacterleUnconventional Beauty2021Foam, plaster, wax, oil paint, pressed flowers, gorilla glue, super glue Unconventional Beauty a piece to represent all of the people... Read more ...

Domestika Live Feed

Domestika Live Feed

I will host a live-feed session tomorrow over at Read more ...