This evening, April 21, as part of Urban Undercurrents at the New School, I am presenting “Foolish Journeys,” a participatory performance, in which I will read tarot cards for inquiring hearts. Foolish Journeys begins from Jacques Derrida’s distinction between the future and l’avenir: “the future is… predictable, programmed, scheduled, forseeable. But there is a future,… Read More foolish journeys
“See, if you don’t take money, they can’t tell you what to do. That’s the key to the whole thing”
–from WHAT IT IS by Lynda Barry, Drawn & Quarterly (2008)
Adrian Piper, artist and philosopher, says it’s going to be OK! The requirements for fitting into the [academic] institution, the requirements for being accepted by one’s peers and one’s colleagues… are really very, very demanding. And so I think what very often happens… is that either people decide that they simply cannot go into the… Read More do more than one thing!
I do think you have to engage the reader, the viewer, what have you. I mean you just can’t–you just can’t say, ‘well fuck the bourgeoisie.’ You do have to engage. How you engage, is the secret of any great teacher, I think. You don’t insult, but you make contact, and you elevate somehow. –John… Read More to correct course