Posts Tagged ‘Institute of Contemporary Art’

I,I,I,I,I,I,I, KATHY ACKER // ICA, LONDON

By Rafael Powell “I’m always destroying,” the late Kathy Acker said in an interview at the Institute of Contemporary Arts, London (ICA) in 1986, “To hell with the word deconstructing. I’m always destroying, you know, rigidities, habitual meanings, habitual contents.” Coming full circle from that interview, I,I,I,I,I,I,I, Kathy Acker, the first UK exhibition dedicated to[…]

CHRISTOPHER KNOWLES: IN A WORD // INSTITUTE OF CONTEMPORARY ART PHILADELPHIA

by Joshua Demaree “All these are the days my friends and these are the days my friends.. It could get some wind for the sailboat. And it could get for it is. It could get the railroad for these workers. It could get for it is were. It could be a balloon. It could be[…]

BARBARA KASTEN: STAGES // ICA PHILADELPHIA

by Joshua Michael Demaree Photographer Barbara Kasten’s work is like a jolt of electricity to the eye. Her signature pieces that feature the fragmentation of form coupled with a studied use of color is instantly striking, capturing the eye’s attention even thirty years after their creation. But it is her craftsmanship, her powerful control of[…]