Photos and text by Johnny Milano www.johnnymilano.com South of Interstate 8, outside of Maricopa, Arizona, the National Socialist Movement, the nation’s leading “White Civil Rights” group, operate a relatively unfettered bordered faction under the group name–United States Border Guard. A work in progress of the NSMs Arizona border guard unit.
Photos and text by Andrea Frank Here are photographs of cargo vessels that are either anchored in ports or waiting in position to enter their port of call. They are loaded with unknown goods, tightly integrated into a logistical system of mind boggling complexity that answers to pressures of time and related profit. The ship’s [...]
The body is a location of mixed cultural messages. Through performance, video, text, and more recently, drawing, I address the polemics of such messages and question the body’s ability to surpass them. I consider ways in which specific language informs how we think about the body as a process of perfection, rather than empowerment. By [...]
photos and text by Christopher Ford Newsprint is often hung in storefronts as businesses close or transition in and out of a space. The Dorchester studio space I have moved into has been recently remodeled from an uninhabited office space to an artist space. I clipped these newspaper advertisements and adhered them to the window [...]
Realism and Rancière: Arts in Occupy by Ruth Erickson Photo by Jeff Mitchell/ The Daily Collegian Much has been written about the relations between the arts and the Occupy Movement (or, perhaps, occupy movements) because from the very beginning art and artists have played galvanizing roles. Nato Thompson, the Chief Curator at Creative Time and [...]
I can currently neither read nor write without the assistance of machines. I am composing this essay with a speech recognition program called Dragon NaturallySpeaking. In order to use it, I wear headphones and a microphone. I stare at the computer screen as I speak. Speech recognition is now remarkably accurate, but despite Dragon’s claim [...]
by Lizzie Hurst In the world of cultural production, there is work: art-works and frame-works. My main interest here is the frame-work: the receiving of a work of art—an action we all are capable of doing—as it relates to commercial criticism and what might be termed an overall societal “crisis” of valuation. If value and [...]