Art

A Word in Common

A Word in Common

This essay was first published in Nowiswere issue 11. Written in 2012, it explores the idea of the commons in relation to how we use and view words. In the 21st Century, much has already…

Speculative Engineering

Speculative Engineering

At the end of the 20th century, humanity had a curious strategy for regarding the techno-spaces unfolding with the advancement of digital technology. The newly arrived non-spaces of the World Wide Web

Levitated Mass

Levitated Mass

It has been almost two years since Michael Heizer’s 340-ton quarry boulder was delivered to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and exalted as “Levitated Mass.”  The media buzz is long

Quiet Moves

Quiet Moves

Joseph Beuys famously declared that everyone is an artist. Nowadays, however, it would appear we are all curators. In today’s vernacular, we’re urged to ‘curate’ all aspects of our lives, from the posters that hang…