Affinities

Teaching Image-Text, Hybrid Forms, Visual/Graphic Narratives or…?

Teaching a course that traverses the uncategorizable, the innovative, the spaces in between? Siglio titles are expansive, compelling, thought-provoking works that will engage students in surprising ways as they discover what image and text can do.

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New Works by Richard Kraft: “Ubu/Trump” and “All the Yellow and Red Cards Issued to Donald Trump…”

Artist Richard Kraft has two new works about Donald Trump: one at the Racial Imaginary Institute, the other here free to download.

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Mirtha Dermisache: Selected Resources

Look for resources here and on the Ugly Duckling Presse website sometime soon.    

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Robert Seydel: “True aesthetic ambidexterity”

James Gibbons writes THE PARIS REVIEW DAILY: “One of the uncanny successes of Seydel’s art lies in the way his sophistication and erudition are everywhere in evidence . . . and yet he could fashion . . . a body of work that harnesses . . . the affecting strangeness and elemental power of naive art.”

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Suite Vénitienne: Intrusion of her own creation

“In her pursuit of strangers, Calle presents a kind of artistic Zeno’s paradox: the closer you get to someone else, the more you realize the distance separating you.” —Madeleine Schwartz in THE NY REVIEW OF BOOKS

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Dorothy Iannone: The purposeful collision of two

Kate Wolf writes in XTRA: “An evangelist for sexual pleasure and unmitigated female sexuality, Iannone’s bold embrace of sex and love in her work is matched by an equally if not more robust drive toward narrative construction and inventive forms of autobiography.”

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