Hosoi Ichiba Gone

I’ve used all my favorite adjectives when describing the beautiful Japanese Edo period regions of Hosoi Ichiba. Earlier this year I selected Hosoi as the first of my Gimme Six picks. Shortly after I published that article, Hosoi found itself in financial crisis and was forced to trim down from four regions to only two. …

Diary #24

KONINKLIJK CONSERVATORIUM, 1997 — This was after I left the graduate dance program and had transferred to new media. I asked some of the male dance faculty at Koninklijk to do these pieces with me. As you can see, I’m facing the faculty member in a chair with the camera …

Diary #23

MUI WO BEACH, LANTAU ISLAND, HONG KONG, 1989 — Sophomore year. Photography class. hahaha – notice I wrote “depth of field” on the print… unfortunately I think I was actually trying to show shallow depth of field not wide! THE HAGUE, 2012 — When I think about my undergrad time …

Diary #21

WASHINGTON, D.C., 1975 — Oh gawd, this thing. One Easter, yes I am a (half) Jewish girl whose family celebrated Easter, my uncle Dmitri brought this small box of old, really old, photos and told us kids to look thru them and take what we liked. Like a bullet my …

Diary #20

KONINKLIJK CONSERVATORIUM, 1996 — Me, being a dweeb with my camera’s self timer and a tripod. THE HAGUE, 2012 — Wut? Yea? IDK wut the dance faculty’s problem with my candidacy was. Philistines! Wait, Luddites! Oh hell. Something-istine/ites! Thank gawd Louis Andriessen shuffled my butt over to New Media where …

Diary #11

HONG KONG, 1989 — Terri Ray, Liz Tarnov, and I being goofballs out at some really old house out in the New Territories. I just can’t seem to remember why the hell we were out there and I certainly can’t imagine what possessed us to get naked in somebody else’s …

Day 3

Misprint Thursday offered to host “VB32 – Stuff” • Previz #51 Stuff • Discussion on Tumblr at her Linden Endowment for the Arts sim, “LEA14” We’re going to hold it on 2012 Feb 11, Saturday. Here a view from between Marmaduke Arado’s arms at Kikas Babenco and I looking at …

Nienke Klunder

LONDON, 4 July — Like Nikki S. Lee and Cindy Sherman, Nienke Klunder uses transformations of her appearance and self portraiture to explore identity. Klunder creates her images not in the street like Lee, but in her own studio, like Sherman. What fascinates me so much about this work, besides …