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WINGS OF DESIRE

“I always felt throughout the making of WINGS OF DESIRE that the city of Berlin was carrying the film, the city had sort of co-invented the story… “Then, of course, two years later it became a whole different city… I realized I had just caught it in the nick of time, that strange, legendary island of […]

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"PARIS LA is born of shared perspectives. It’s a project, like a love story, that comes from the feeling of being in one place, thinking about another. A place between two cities, between scenes, between people, that exists only in the space of our imagination. In Paris, dreaming of the Pacific. Speaking French in LA. And it’s as true as a clear blue sky above us."—Dorothée Perret, Founder Editor (Paris, November 9, 2008)

POSSIBLE SELVES — QUEER FOTO VERNACULARS

Six decades of images demonstrating the “global impact of queer identities on the evolution of portrait photography” is the focus of an exhibition at Williams College in Massachusetts. POSSIBLE SELVES—QUEER FOTO VERNACULARS Through April 14. Williams College Museum of Art 15 Lawrence Hall Drive, Williamstown. Top: Joel-Peter Witkin, Man with Dog, Mexico City, 1990. Above: Tim […]

KEN VAN SICKLE

KEN VAN SICKLE—PHOTOGRAPHY 1954–2009—the photographer’s first book—will be published by Damiani next month. Top: Ken Van Sickle, Ginsberg Howling, 1958. Gelatin silver print. Above: Ken Van Sickle, The Factory, 1967. Gelatin silver print. Below: Ken Van Sickle, Chet Baker, 1955. Gelatin silver print.

JENNIFER DOYLE — LETTING GO

Jennifer Doyle—author of Hold It Against Me: Difficulty and Emotion in Contemporary Art and Campus Sex, Campus Security—will read from a work-in-progress: reflections on living with harassment.   JENNIFER DOYLE—LETTING GO Sunday, January 6, at 6 pm. Human Resources 410 Cottage Home Street, downtown Los Angeles. Above image credit: Semiotext(e). Below: Jennifer Doyle.

CALEB TEICHER AND CONRAD TAO — MORE FOREVER

MORE FOREVER—a new dance collaboration between Caleb Teicher and composer Conrad Tao—will be performed three times next week in New York.   MORE FORVER— CALEB TEICHER & CO. WITH CONRAD TAO Sunday, January 6, at 3 pm and 7:30 pm. Monday, January 7, at 7:30 pm. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum 1071 Fifth Avenue (at 88th Street), […]