What follows is a pataphysical trace of the paths laid by the orange extension cords outlining The Creation Myth, installed as part of the retrospective Jason Rhoades, Four Roads, Institute of... More > Contemporary Art (ICA), University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia.< Less
If you’ve never traveled The Trace in Tennessee, Larry Rochelle gives you a chance in his thriller, TRACES.
Two-lane blacktop, a fifty-five mph. speed limit, no trucks, and beautiful historic... More > sites on both sides of the highway, The Trace has been a pathway for Native Americans, a supply route for soldiers and a trail walked by many explorers, among them Meriwether Lewis.
But for tennis pro, Palmer Morel, it becomes a daring adventure of high speed chases, explosive gunfire and a huge forest fire which nearly destroys the site of Meriwether Lewis’ grave.
Traveling with Morel can be dangerous at any time, and his new girl, Corky Kennedy, must change from the quiet Kansas woman who coaches volleyball into a banshee who protects her man from the attacks of organized crime and from the seductions of beautiful women. She’s up to the task.< Less
Traces delineates the quick succesion of events that is marking a positive transition in the life of artist/healer Anca Dumitrescu. Having enough tools, finally, do to more than document her life,... More > she is beginning to give signs of enjoying it, despite mounting confrontations with her mother.< Less
An artist who works in multiple media, Amie Clute focuses on psychological tensions held by the figure. The figures stand alone, imposing a sense of seclusion, but the works together offer a... More > meandering thread that allows the viewer to find his own relationships to history and unconscious states of feeling.
Having grown up in a show business family, Clute traces memory resonances into a theatre of painting, drawing, sculpture and photographic imaging. Clute says about her work: "I'm compelled to add the element of my touch, a sense of motion, and the sensuality of materials." While informing her art with images culled from all periods of art history, she works to bring figurative imagery into contemporary relevance. Among her inspirations are Hans Holbein the Younger, Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes, Hieronymus Bosch, Lucian Freud, Louise Bourgeois, Susan Hauptman, Alice Neel and Robert Gober.< Less
Colin Byrne is a pickpocket, an artist, and an occasional consultant for the police. He’s also an ex-felon, an initiate into the feral, unspoken magic that only prisoners know: how to vanish,... More > how to tell fortunes, how to steal souls. Now the man who put him in prison wants him to return to Railburg State Correctional Facility to help investigate a case.
Colin has some allies at Railburg: his mentor Gutierrez, who talks to God, and his friend Noel, the best ink artist in the prison. But another powerful prisoner that Colin helped put away is slowly poisoning the food, and there’s impulsive young Laney to protect from the Aryan Brotherhood. With mysterious forces aiming to incite a riot that will wipe Railburg from the map and from human memory, Colin has bigger problems than the one he went to Railburg to solve...< Less