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
I need overheard conversations; this is often where I get my ideas. I take notes constantly. I turn snippets of language into drawings. Sentences or fragments get channeled through a process that sometimes takes years to become a drawing. Although I’m a pretty traditional artist in that I make drawings, landscape drawings, I don’t … More The Tragedy of Dylan McKay, A Conversation with Robyn O’Neil at Coronagraph
“When you make art, you’re just making the thing you like and then showing your mom.” – Eva Anderson, on relating La Mélancolie Des Dragons to the everyday creative life. I was happy to interview Eva Anderson (writer for You’re The Worst) over at Fanzine. Here, we discuss our thoughts on Art and Fear, completing … More “Let’s Ironically Move to Where Twin Peaks Was”: An Interview with Eva Anderson at Fanzine
Years ago, when I experienced a deep loss, my friend Richard Froude asked if there was anything he could do. I said, he could write me a story because his stories are so beautiful. Within the week, an envelope arrived with a saddle stitched chapbook made just for me. I read it every year– not … More Incremental Light, A Conversation Between Stacy Elaine Dacheux and Richard Froude at Dime & Honey
The Awl published my interview with Nicholson! Please give it a read! We discuss Nicholson’s book, Cruise’s contributions as an actor, the complexity of being both pleasing & proving, the tricky perception of greatness, plus empathy.
I interviewed Dan Chelotti for The Los Angeles Review of Books. Here, we discuss poetry as a form of nonfiction, the art of finding or reading, and his latest book x from McSweeney’s, among other things. It was a wonderful experience. I’m happy to share space with such a delightful dear friend and colleague. Give … More Making True Things More True, A Conversation with Dan Chelotti at Los Angeles Review of Books
Stacy Elaine Dacheux: I’ve been thinking about our conversation after the Urs Fischer exhibit a ton– especially regarding your comments on “emotional truth” as a certain valuable fact: this concept of trust as it relates to our past and identity– how we trust our former perspectives or how we trust our stories that stay after … More Two Friends Walk into a Urs Fischer Exhibit – Matt Quezada and Stacy Elaine Dacheux Edition