olympia, concubine muse, live!

June 28, 2013By candyUncategorized

paul mccarthy life cast at hauser & wirth  32 east 69th street may 10, 2013 – july 26, 2013 the sight of an objectified female body has never really been strange to the art histories of civilizations. for my purposes i am generalizing to refer to “the east” (japan, etc) and to “the west” (from … Read More

politics of psychogeography

June 24, 2013By candyUncategorized

as i have been jotting down notes for my biennale article for a publication (and a travel grant application to go back to venice), i have been thinking a good deal about politics of navigating space, perhaps better put as a foucaultian/neo-marxist approach to psychogeography, a term i learned last year at the conflux festival. urban … Read More

leisurely disappointment

June 17, 2013By candyUncategorized

maybe the new york city art world has a weakness for work that utilizes the latest technology. you know, those cool installations that everyone talks about and wait in line for hours to see because only a few people are allowed at a time. the media and general word of mouth tend to fuel the … Read More

venice biennale and icp triennial

June 17, 2013By candyUncategorized

the last post did not do justice to the impressiveness of the venice biennale. the scale and organization of the main show for one, but the “narrative,” as i called it before, is not as bland as i made it out to be. the shared experience, archival tendencies of human beings are placed in an … Read More

back from dreams to nyc

June 12, 2013By candyUncategorized

i just returned from a ten-day dream trip from italy. it took me more than a month of laborious planning. i went through three cities: rome, florence, and venice. with approximately three days in each, i had to set up the most perfect itinerary to take advantage of my brief stay. venice, however, i did … Read More