An evening of readings from the works of David
Foster Wallace, practices in Creative Visualization and contemplation
of songs of melancholy and hope. In conjunction with Karl
Erickson's installation Be Almost Miraculous, guests Kathryn
Andrews, Tom McKenzie, and Geoff Tuck explore
themes of motivation, ego, suicide and belief.
Tom McKenzie and Geoff Tuck will read selections from the work of David
Foster Wallace that consider the difficulty of living daily life, Kathryn
Andrews will present meditations of Creative Visualization practice,
and we will listen to songs by Spacemen 3, Bonnie "Prince" Billy,
Neil Young, and Junior Kimbrough.
Kathryn Andrews is a visual artist who lives and works in Los Angeles.
She has recently exhibited work at Galerie Christian Nagel in Germany
and is participating in an upcoming collaborative group exhibition called "Video
Journeys" with Sister Gallery at Cottage Home in Chinatown. She
also occasionally writes about art and runs a project space out of her
home called "Apartment 2".
Tom McKenzie is a Los Angeles based writer whose works include plays,
political essays, articles and blogs. Broadly, his writing addresses
a range of subjects from foreign policy to contemporary culture. He is
co-creator of the website artists-at-war.com and his work has appeared
in the Journal of Aesthetics and Protest, RealTalkLA and Cakewalk Magazine.
From 1995 to 2001, McKenzie co-founded and co-operated the Peninsula
Pulse, Door County Wisconsin's community newspaper.
49 years old
Tries to pay attention