Monthly Archives: June 2018

(Agitated) Philosophy and Art (Adrian Piper)

Check out the big Adrian Piper exhibition currently at MoMA. Her work goes back to the 1970s. Piper worked at the intersection of art, philosophy, and politics. I am going to write more about her later, but for now I’m … Continue reading

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Everything #6 (Adrian Piper)

(Adrian Piper, Everything # 6, 2004)  On an incredibly sad day thinking about the new Trump Supreme Court, the six digital prints on wallpaper by Adrian Piper were particularly apropos. “Everything will be taken away.”

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This Amazing Asian Supermarket in Morningside Heights (H Mart)

For gastronomes and Food and Foodway Studies people: Speechless, I wandered aisle after aisle, struck by the vastness of varieties and options –produce, meat and fish, noodles, kimchi, mushrooms, desserts and snacks, and also cookware and kitchenware. When I have … Continue reading

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(Democracy) Little Forest and Garden Parks (Harlem)

The neighbors who tend this little park in Harlem turned it into a forest. A white gravel path takes you into the cool, dark shade. There are cats here at the Joseph Daniel Wilson Gardens at W. 122 Street between … Continue reading

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Irate on the Upper West Side

“Feeling or characterized by great anger.” Posted on 108th Street or something like that just off Riverside Drive.

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Red-tailed Hawk Fledgings & Angel’s Horn (St John the Divine)

Would someone versed in Christian/Episcopal iconography please help me identify the angel on the back end of the roof of St John the Divine overlooking Morningside Drive down below.  The cathedral being St John, is the angel one of the … Continue reading

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(Then When) If Not Now (Response To Professor Miriam Elman)

A dire threat to the Jewish community? If Not Now (INN) is a Jewish protest movement that has put its critical focus on opposition to “the occupation.” They have recently gotten a lot of critical blowback from inside the organized … Continue reading

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