Monthly Archives: November 2013

Monthly Archives: November 2013

Love for the Strings: The Art & Performance of Hikari Kesho’s Shibari Photography — a visual essay by Mark McCawley

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Love for the Strings:   The Art & Performance of Hikari Kesho’s Shibari Photography   a visual essay by Mark McCawley   Hikari Kesho has always had a passion for the photography of bodies, particularly the female form, exploring what he called “body expression” when at the age of 18 he began his first serious and continuing explorations of photography by enrolling in a major photo club. Often his photographic research led him to interpret the body with the use …

Gibberish, Hallucinations, Paranoia, and the Long Way Out of Town by Jose Padua

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Gibberish, Hallucinations, Paranoia, and the Long Way Out of Town   by Jose Padua   I can’t remember the quick way out of town anymore, and while we were stuck in traffic on North Capitol Street this morning, we saw this man standing at the entrance to this building, which is listed as the address of the Ida Mae Campbell Wellness & Resource Center. From behind the man looked like he was perhaps a businessman or even a doctor, but …

Ron Kolm — in conversation with John Wisniewski

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Ron Kolm   in conversation with John Wisniewski   John Wisniewski: Tell us about your first experience working at a book store where you worked with Patti Smith and Tom Verlaine?   Ron Kolm: In late 1969, after avoiding Vietnam by working as a community organizer in Appalachia, I moved to New York City, which I couldn’t afford, and remember, this was the era of hundred dollar a month rents. But I was going broke; nobody would hire me because …