4 July – Laurel

LOCATION: Laurel’s Coffee Shop & Mr Ton’s Photo Studio IN PHOTO: Vaneeesa Blaylock and Laurel Leavitt I met Laurel in October 2009 at Silene Christen’s “Artist’s Duel Camp” at the Burning Man regional event in Second Life. Since then I’ve been in one of her videos and she’s joined in …

A 36 Day Walk

CYBERSPACE, 2 July — From 27 January to 2 March of this year I went on an ambitious trek. I took a “Photo a Day,” as I walked across large virtual archipelagos. I’m finally ready to start walking again, but it’s changed a little. Now my walking will be a …

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 …

Archipelagos

For about a week now I’ve been walking across two archipelagos… a mental archipelago of art… and a physical archipelago of islands… the reverberation of my footstep in one reality seems to sync up with the footsteps from the other so that the experiences seem to both spatially and viscerally …

Day 6

OMG! What you can do with 3 hours of bodypainting! They turned me into a white girl! Bodypaint and purple wig from Carina Larsen / Amacci. Latex “Lia” suit from Kai Heideman / POC. I’m at Gallery Xue / Kandahar, immersed in amazing visual splendor from Betty Tureaud. We’re collaborating …

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 …