My collaborative work with Fallen Fruit has been acquired by the Lisser Art Museum in the Netherlands, and was seen in group shows at The VandenBroek Foundation, the Gund Gallery at Kenyon College, and the Weatherspoon Art Museum in Greensboro, NC. “Public Fruit Jam” was performed at the Gund Gallery and The Skirball Center in Los […]
Video collaboration with Elana Mann at UC Riverside’s Culver Center for the Arts, June 23 to July 19
Elana Mann and I have a new work, Drone Duet, for the Culver Center of the Arts Digital Mural Project series at UC Riverside. It considers the way drones have infiltrated our lives as toys, weapons, spooky friends, accomplices, listeners, watches, and enemies. My drone poem was written in 2013 through a cell phone, an implicit “friendly” drone. […]
I have an essay on Tony Greene, “Protective Forgetting,” in the catalogue for the Hammer Museum’s biennial, Made In L.A. 2014, curated by Connie Butler and Michael Ned Holte. Email me for a copy if you can’t get one of designer Kimberly Varella‘s stunning catalogues.
In May I was on a terrific panel with Anne Germanacos and Dinah Lenney in the ALOUD series at the LA Central Library. It was hosted by the wonderful writer James Krusoe, and introduced by the series curator, Louise Steinman. The podcast is streamed courtesy of KCRW. ——————— Sentence After Sentence After Sentence: Three Writers on the Not-Exactly-Random […]
My video with Fallen Fruit is in an exhibition in Sydney, Australia at the Brenda May Gallery. Fruit Machine is an ongoing project in which teenagers (age 12 to 17) are recorded on video eating a variety of fruit. A study in how we actually eat, the portraits range from graceful to awkward and comical, […]
There’s a wonderful new review by Janis Butler Holm of my book, 2500 Random Things About Me Too just published in the Iowa Review.
I have an audio excerpt of my new project, 25 Random Things About You, tomorrow on KCHUNG as part of John Bartle’s exhibition Heaps of Language. It’ll be broadcast tomorrow and then archived on KCHUNG indefinitely. It’s great to be there with so many artists, writers & performers that I admire, including Andrew Choate, Candice Lin, Danielle Adair, Emily […]
“Fruit Machine,” a video from my collaboration with Fallen Fruit, is at the Catherine Clark Gallery in San Francisco from April 12 to May 31st. 248 Utah Street San Francisco, CA 94103
Kim Calder wrote a smart review of a public conversation I organized with Tisa Bryant and Catherine Lord on queer representability. It is online in the current Jacket 2. “The Presence of Absence” was inspired by Dodie Bellamy, with this fragment from her blog: “Queer celebrates poverty of theory. Make own stories out of gaps and silences.” How is the […]
Rafa Esparza & Brian Getnick on KCHUNG did a nice interview with me as part of their Native Strategies series. It’s about 35 minutes long and covers my recent work both in art and writing. Brian & Rafa are lively interviewers and they spurred me to articulate the links between my often quite different projects.