From the Archive: ORLAN Interview (CAROUSEL 24)

From the Archive: ORLAN Interview (CAROUSEL 24)

Long Live Transitional Flesh Given French performance artist ORLAN’s dedication to altering her physical appearance in the name of challenging the limits of human physicality, it’s ironic that her rather idiosyncratic look — the Bride of Frankenstein-esque hair, the exotic implants on her forehead and the owl-like glasses she often wears — makes her instantly recognizable in a way that few artists since Andy Warhol have been able to manage. In a world fascinated by

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From the Archive: Fred Gaysek (CAROUSEL 24)

From the Archive: Fred Gaysek (CAROUSEL 24)

FRED GAYSEK Figuring 16 — for Jesse Harris and liquid corescoring image surfacerace matter in matterhatter madder than ever beforeit is in saying one aliveone fossilone fool fuel Figuring 16appeared in CAROUSEL 24 (2009) — buy it here

From the Archive: Ahimsa Timoteo Bodhrán (CAROUSEL 24)

From the Archive: Ahimsa Timoteo Bodhrán (CAROUSEL 24)

AHIMSA TIMOTEO BODHRÁN Vergüenza He didn’t realize the shame of being Native was the same as the shame in being queer. The shame of wanting to touch something, someone, his hands reaching towards trees butlooking around before touching, or touching so brief it might be brusk, might bruise the branches, tear a leaf, rip acorn from what was once tender grasp. Soon he wondered the ways in which, during the years he has closeted, was

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