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Valley of the Dollhouses: The Uncanny Abject In Mathis Altmann's 'Foul Matters'

It’s hard to argue with the startling statement of two–hopefully–plastic turds plopped on delicately ornate dollhouse beds. Hung purposefully a little too high on the wall, viewers have to crane their necks to peek at the poop. 996 more words

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MISCELLANEOUS BIENNIAL; more(INTENTIONAL, this time) found objects, in the Oratory;parallel times; and Baltic decrepitude becomes Baltic re-envisionning. BY STEVEN BENSON.

Ok, is is a bit of  hodgepodge; but you can tease out some links around disuse, boundaries between art and life(or NO boundaries!),et al

Reminds of (smaller)Antwerp Central station; that roof; so hard to maintain; more seeds of decay already written in; propped up by scaffolding… 43 more words

FOUND OBJECTS AND SPECTRAL PRESENCES/ABSENCES.CAIRNS/GRANBY STREET.BY STEVEN BENSON

Always a sign of dereliction and abandonment: blowing curtains: the last vestiges

who slept on that once?

Don’t even know what this is: car seats/erstwhile sofas? 60 more words

CAINS BREWERY.PHOTO POST. BIENNIAL 2016(CONTINUED)PORTALS,REALITY/ REPRESENTATION, MIRRORS.

The first portal: the adventure begins

“Vintage” at vintage (beer/wine?)

could be the ABC; chairs lined up, in a redundant melancholy fashion, as we have a marketplace distorting mirror to the reality which is the ruins of Cains Brewery… 41 more words

"THE SMELL OF MILDEW IN MOVIE THEATERS"(EUGENIDES, "MIDDLESEX",2002).AN ODE/ELEGY TO THE ABC CINEMA, LIME STREET. BY STEVEN BENSON.

Platitudes about

Time

Decay

Erosion;

Ineffable in

Words

{attempt to express in words what is BEYOND  words}:

I am going to try and place it into the the slippery paucity of words, anyway. 684 more words

PHOTO POST.OTIOSE BUILDING SEW THE SEEDS OF THEIR OWN DECAY.ABC CINEMA, 2016 LIVERPOOL BIENNIAL(PART 2).BY STEVEN BENSON.

These grand stairs, now blocked off, were the entrance to the starry vistas of the balcony

Here was, once, popcorn and icecream

Exhibit: the polythene filament of time… 103 more words

SFF review: consumption as connection in “The Blood That Pulses in the Veins of One”

“The Blood That Pulses in the Veins of One”, JY Yang, at Uncanny
(http://uncannymagazine.com/article/blood-pulses-veins-one/)

“The Blood That Pulses in the Veins of One” feels very much a spiritual successor to Arkady’s curated alien recommendation list; it also feels very close, thematically if not in structure, to Lynnea Glasser’s Coloratura. 747 more words

Reviewer: Cat