May 2017

Bad Kitty: Chapter 2

May 31, 2017

        “Pardon me,” the big guard said, lifting his hand which opened up like a catcher’s mitt. Now her already lively scalp lifted off her head; she felt the air conditioning as a bald man would feel a winter wind. She [...]

Mercedes Matter, Early and Late

May 26, 2017

                                                       Untitled (Tabletop Still Life), ca. 1998, 38”x 46” Some of Mercedes Matter’s early works have a singsong, seesaw effect—Hans [...]

Bad Kitty: Chapter One

May 25, 2017

    People often ask her for directions — she has that kind of face. The police never Look twice at her.  The only traffic tickets she ever gets are the automatic ones with cameras. Light blue eyes were part of it but hardly all. [...]

beyond courtyards (100 years)

May 24, 2017

once we imagined we weren’t looking at screens to be moved, while meeting a center point, to make our moves in the world. we were, blithely, following the star shed glitter of hope, opportunity, soaked with excitement: a squeaky liberty. flung [...]