What do writers like? Writers like receiving beautifully bound-and-printed copies of things they have written in the mail. Yes we do. Especially when it is this fantastic compendium about the work of filmmaker Siri Hermansen, who invited me to contribute an essay on the the section of this book regarding her documentary work, “Land of […]
Friends and artists Alex Gartelmann and Jonas Sebura, who create collaborative works under the name Sebura&Gartelmann, express a mutual interest in “vernacular architecture”—for example, in their 2014 interactive sculpture, Church, which combined the architectural language of DIY skate parks with that of secular spaces. Understanding this merging of high art and vernacular architecture to be […]
Through Line to Q-Line – Cass Corridor: Connecting Times “Detroit is a place of simultaneous truths, layers of social strata, unity and divisions. If you’re new to the area, you probably refer to the rapidly-developing commercial strip between Wayne State University and the Masonic Temple as “Midtown,” but anyone who has been here for more […]
It’s always nice to see work in print, especially projects you sent off into the ether some time ago! The essay I wrote for the catalog accompanying Lauren Semivan‘s collection of images, OBSERVATORY, from Blue Sky Books, has made its way back to me. Hooray! You can get your own copy here!
Just hitting the art-stands, “Observatory” is available through Blue Sky Books! It’s all about the witchy-wonderful photographic stylings of one Lauren Semivan, and features a catalog essay written by me! Image courtesy of Lauren Semivan – congrats, lady!