Nick Davies: Measuring Meridians in the West Country

Nick Davies: Measuring Meridians in the West Country

A burst of feedback cuts through the neighbourly bustle at Exeter Phoenix. We are in one of the West Country’s rare white cube spaces, at a show by local artist Nick Davies. Onlookers are drawn into the venue’s gallery, despite mic interference. Davies appears to...
Top 5 Weekend Picks! (12/5-12/7)

Top 5 Weekend Picks! (12/5-12/7)

1. Nasa in the Hollow at PeregrineProgram Work by Manuel Rodriguez and Kendall Babl. PeregrineProgram is located at 3311 W. Carroll Ave. #119. Reception Sunday, 1-4pm. 2. Mathias Poledna at The Renaissance Society New commissioned works. The Renaissance Society is...
Delusional Thought: A Method for Detaching from History

Delusional Thought: A Method for Detaching from History

By Kevin Blake    “History is a nightmare from which I am trying to awake.” These famous words from James Joyce’s famous character Stephen Dedalus, in his famous novel, Portrait of an Artist as a Young Man, embody the idea of an inescapable infiltration of...

How to tell your parents that you’re majoring in art

One of my duties as a Lecturer of Foundations at Northern Arizona University is to provide give tours to prospective students.  In an email follow-up to one of these tours, I was asked about the viability of a career following an art degree, and how one might explain...
The Glitch is the Thing

The Glitch is the Thing

November games press (“ “) was ablaze (“ “) with reports and screenshots of the latest Assassin’s Creed game, which kind of yielded some amazing pictures: I can’t get over how macabre and hilarious and terrifying it all is, (and Zach Budgor over at Killscreen outlines...