Aug. 23-Oct 8, 2021
Curators: Julia Wintner & Afarin Rahmanifar
Simin Behbahani (Iran’s Lioness of Dissent)
Our tears are sweet, our laughter venomous.
We’re pleased when sad, and sad when pleased.
We wash one hand in blood, the other we wash the blood off.
Maps are beautiful artifacts that exercise a sometimes sinister impact on land holding. According to an old map, my house in Cornwall Bridge stands in Waramaug’s Tract, a reminder that indigenous inhabitants long occupied this area of Western Connecticut before what are often termed the pioneering days of early colonial…
Hommage to Poe
It grew despite a slew of adversities. Big toe, little toe, pinkie stubbornly pushing through an evil tangle of roots. Let me explain. Madly attacking a riverside jungle of bittersweet, I fought to clear a patch for a dogwood. Curling, tenacious, subterranean root networks defied…