Stacy: You recently sent me a photo taken by Matt a few years ago at your house in Echo Park. How does it feel looking at that photo and thinking of our experience recording Life Wife? Kate: That photo definitely made me feel sentimental. It’s when my dog, Ladybug, was still alive, and before you … More The Life Wife Podcast, A Conversation with My Pal Kate Purdy!
Hi Buds, I’m starting a newsletter, or an e-zine, as you will. It’s basically my way of trying to beat corporate algorithms on social media and allow room for a more direct (intimate?) electronic way for us to communicate– sharing drawings and ideas I don’t want to post forever on the Internet at the moment. It’s … More New News . . . LETTER!
We are very pumped to share our film “Back to Abstraction” at the first ever Vidlings & Tapeheads Film Festival in Michigan! The Festival Director & Programmer is Jerry White Jr.– his documentary 20 Years of Madness premiered at Slamdance in 2015. You can also catch it on Amazon Prime and read more about it here. … More Vidlings & Tapeheads
I wrote something about in-between places, when I was somewhere in-between: The crashed minivan’s headlights will be on, pointing out, softly illuminating dust particles. Walking closer to the vehicle, you will realize it’s freshly abandoned. No cops in sight. No survivors to be found. Should we? Look at your husband. Keep going? A blonde … More New Orleans: A Travel Guide at Entropy
This one is about her husband. I heard this often. This one is about her husband. Just Kids, Patti Smith’s previous book about artist Robert Mapplethorpe, had me at the first page. It’s romantic and scrappy: an account of friendship before fame, sickness, and death. Her prose elevates a holy sense of specifics, this hard … More M Train by Patti Smith or How To Be Alone and In Love
Yesterday, I visited the permanent collection at MOCA Grand in LA and said “Hello” to certain favorites, most notably– Lee Krasner. I read the description provided. One line in particular resonated. “Through the act of painting, the artist endeavors to find herself.” This is why I love Krasner. Her strength is in this search for … More Screening at El Cid & Interview with KTG TALKS in the key of Lee Krasner
On January 17th at 8:00 pm, my pal Shauna McGarry and I are hosting a new film series at Echo Park Film Center! It’s called I PRESENT TWO and the premise is this– Each month, a local artist/filmmaker shows a new piece and presents two other works by artist/filmmakers that must be seen! Then, in the next … More I Present Two at Echo Park Film Center
This Saturday, I will present select drawings, paintings, and install our short film “Back To Abstraction” at this fun event– Imagine a magical party playground where all the strange, funny, and beautiful elements of art, comedy, magic, and music come to mingle… SUPER TIGHT–a show that gathers the perfect amount of each of these elements … More SUPER TIGHT at Cinefamily
Christine Stormberg is a force to be reckoned with. Tina Gallery, her latest project and namesake, has no rules and no formality. Tucked behind a Wacky Wacko storefront, run by fellow artists Peggy Noland and Seth Bogart, the whole enterprise feels like its own exhibition, playfully questioning the hierarchy of galleries, commerce, and performance. “I’m … More How Art Spaces Identify: A Spiritual Beckoning with Christine Stormberg at Tina Gallery
I have some great news. I was asked to be a part of this wonderful event — Nov 7th, 2016 / 7pm – 8:30 pm Women on the Verge at The Last Bookstore 453 S Spring St / Los Angeles, CA 90013 In celebration of the paperback launch of The Suicide of Claire Bishop, and … More Women on the Verge at The Last Bookstore
I was born in a whale, but the whale was dead, so I thought: okay. Let’s deal with this. I didn’t know how to push. I sat there for a while and considered the art. It’s maybe a miracle. The impulse to move. I thought I could do that. I waited. I tried again. It … More Whales
I’m very happy about the latest interview I did with Aya Cash and Kether Donohue of You’re The Worst for PAPER Magazine! These ladies are wonderful friends on screen and off. Their true spirit and genuine way of being in the world really comes out here as we discuss existential dilemmas, marriage, compromises, and the … More Interview with AYA CASH & KETHER DONOHUE at PAPER MAGAZINE!