Goblins from the Dustbin

June 19, 2013

Whimsical … crafty … creepy … “not traditionally pretty”: Mixed-media sculptor Gail Trunick assembles her uniquely affecting creations from the detritus of the world, finding humanoid shapes and stories in life’s neglected corners.

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SUBJECT: Dragon Bones

April 17, 2013

“Dear Charles; The codices become more exciting every day. This one should be of special interest to you in that it fits in with some of your previous theories. Apparent translation is as follows … ”
So begins a scholarly missive from a researcher at work in the reaches of Patagonia.

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Confluence: Five Landscapes

July 11, 2010

Images by David Goldberg [Proofreader’s Note: In the urban interior, street art sprouts amid authoritarian architecture like weeds through cracks in concrete, parks and gardens grow wild around the artifacts and intent of designed landscapes, non-native palms are as exotic and meaningless as public-art abstractions. Yet their confluence is exactly where we live. These are […]

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Chimera: Three Self-Portraits

October 30, 2009

Images by David Goldberg [Proofreader’s Note: What is the self but a fantastical amalgamation of ideas, inclinations and elements that nonetheless function, generally, as a complete whole? In a similar vein, Goldberg’s self-portraits are improbable juxtapositions of animal, vegetable and mineral — but peculiarly coherent. Know anyone like that?]       David Goldberg is […]

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The Breath Between Wonder & Dread: Seven Photographs

May 26, 2009

All images (c) Peter Schwartz [These photographs leave one with a sense of having just turned the corner onto a vista in which, moments earlier, something extraordinary happened. What displacement of mass caused the water’s rippling, rainbow sheen? Where did that array of symmetry and structure come from, obviously constructed, but unanchored to any comfortable […]

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The Fabulist Print ‘Zine Preview

March 22, 2009

The Fabulist now exists in print! And graced with a gorgeous illustration by Andrew Goldfarb, a detail of which you can see here. You can also download a PDF of The Fabulist Print ‘Zine Preview. You can get a copy at San Francisco’s great Borderlands Bookstore at 866 Valencia Street, at Dog-Eared Books, just down […]

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