Posts Tagged ‘Connecticut’

Cut-Up at Franklin Street Works

Phyllis Baldino. The Unknown Series, 1994–96 (detail); mixed media. Courtesy of the Artist.

“Everything in the world began with a yes. One molecule said yes to another molecule and life was born,” professes Clarice Lispector in the first lines of her 1977 novel, The Hour of the Star. Like the universe, art also begins with a yes. Some yeses are small: get out of bed today, put this image next to that one. Other yeses are bigger: continue[…..]

Letters to the Editor
Where Images Fail: Newtown Connecticut

A few weeks ago, Chicago-based contributor, Randal Miller, addressed the role of images in relation to national tragedy — arguing that the images of horror and loss perpetuated by the media do little to incite lasting change — in a piece for DailyServing entitled Where Images Fail: Newtown Connecticut. Today we are sharing some responses that came through our media partner, Art Practical, who republished the[…..]