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!
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
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
Perhaps these new collages can reverse our relationship with the culture of images from information back to the poetics. – Haphazard Gallery I’m thrilled to have new work up at Haphazard Gallery alongside these other lovely artists– Armand Brac, Arpi Agdere, Carl Warnick, Chandler McWilliams, George Porcari, Graham Moore, Luc Fierens, Tarrah Krajank, and Zach Collins! … More “This is Collage” at Haphazard Gallery
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
My friend Adrienne picks me up from my house and we go to the art museum. I am not feeling well, I tell her. My body is tight. My mind is tight. I strap the seat belt on and strangely feel better—to be held by a vehicle, to smell the musty upholstery. We roll the … More A Hate That Erupts In Public
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
“For me, it’s always a detail—a detail that points to a larger thing. It can be text; it can be a quote. Bits of conversation. It’s always a glimpse. I start to imagine what it points to, and that’s when my imagination really goes. I don’t really want to know what the detail points to … More Bits of Conversation & The Mystery
Stacy Elaine Dacheux: Yi and Adrienne, I was so happy to spend the afternoon at LACMA with you. Lately, I have been feeling stagnant, frustrated, or just emotionally tense . . . so, it was just what I needed. As soon as we entered the Noah Purifoy: Junk Dada exhibit, my body relaxed. Stacy (con.t): … More Three Friends Walk into LACMA’s Noah Purifoy Exhibit – Yi Sheng & Adrienne Walser Edition
“All you have in comedy, in general, is just going with your instincts. You can only hope that other people think that what you think is funny is funny. I don’t have an answer but I just try to plough straight ahead.” – Will Ferrell When I was fifteen, my boyfriend was funny in a … More A New Stand-Up Show!
“Just as a midwife helps a being take their first breath, you help a being take their last breath. To be there fully requires being deeply grounded in compassion and love. Compassion, in this instance, is just both of you becoming who you are together–like the right hand taking care of the left hand.” – … More New Publication in Enter>Text: 3 Years
“I don’t like Los Angeles. The people are awful and terribly shallow, and everybody wants to be famous but nobody wants to play the game. I’m from New York. I will kill to get what I need.” – Lady Gaga This is a pretty common interpretation of my city, which is why, it saddens me … More The Art of Living & Loving in Los Angeles