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East of Borneo is happily launched to an eager public!!! Many are the reasons to visit. Check images for fun and more. Go there, look – read – listen. Then – upload your own relevant contributions. More making things happen. From friends of yours in LA. Yes indeed. So great.
"Puce Moment" still, Kenneth Anger film. Link to EoB page with essays by Michael Ned Holte (Value Engineering: Roger Corman Within His Own Context) and Quinn Latimer (Kalifornienträumen: Bertolt Brecht’s Los Angeles Poems and Other Sunstruck Germanic Specters)
"In the Front Row for Chris Burden's Match Piece, 1972" essay by Paul McMahon
"Mythology and the Remake: The Culture of Re-performance and Strategies of Simulation" essay by Jenni Sorkin
"66 Signs of Neon" Exhibition Catalog. The original catalog for "66 Signs of Neon," the exhibition organized by artists Noah Purifoy and Judson Powell at the Watts Tower Art Center in 1966. Purifoy and Powell had collected three tons of charred wood and debris leftover from the 1965 Watts riots to use as sculptural material. Their first six assemblages were made from the lead drippings of melted neon signs which had burned in the riots. This catalog includes images of the sculptures and a text by Noah Purifoy. Download on EoB after link
Link to Bruce Hainley upload of Jon Leon text. Poem. "Thinking about intoxicants, fashion and sex—and not just the thinking but also the pointblank words (poetry) and the exact matters the words stand in for and enact (poetry)—make up no small part of Leon’s writing. It’s about fucking time. Ours." Quote from Hainley's intro
Drew Heitzler, detail of Untitled (1941), 2008-09. Inkjet on watercolor paper, 9 1/2 x 7 in. Courtesy of the artist and Blum & Poe. From "Urban Crude: Touring the Oil Fields of Los Angeles with Drew Heitzler and the Center for Land Use Interpretation" essay by Corrina Peipon