In Shey Rivera Ríos’s new installation, the island “miracle” that’s marketed to mainland American consumers is simulated and détourned.
Jasmine Dreame Wagner
Jasmine Dreame Wagner is an American poet and musician. She is the author of Rings (Kelsey Street Press, 2014), Rewilding (Ahsahta Press, 2013), Listening for Earthquakes (Caketrain, 2012) and two upcoming chapbooks: Seven Sunsets (The Lettered Streets Press, 2015) and Ask (Slope Editions, 2015). A collection of lyric essays on noise, silence, aesthetics, and violence is forthcoming from Ahsahta Press in 2016.
Artist Confronts Our Fear of Strangers with Intimate Daily Gestures
George Ferrandi rides the subway. As passengers push and squeeze and avert their eyes, Ferrandi relaxes her joints and muscles, relinquishing any discomfort or fear that might linger in her posture.