The Gowanus Canal • September 6, 2021

Special thanks to Gary @standupvirgin who invited me to see first-hand our mistreated water but also appreciate its value and the life that found ways to exist despite of the pollution @gowanusdredgers

From watching it by in a subway car to taking it slow and riding it on canoe: The Gowanus Canal.

Recent Media Consumption:

The Guerrilla Girls’ Bedside Companion to the History of Western Art

Photographers on Photography : How the Masters See, Think & Shoot by Henry Carroll

Disney’s Cruella

Kahlo by Eckhard Hollman

For the Love of Music: A Conductor’s Guide to the Art of Listening by John Mauceri

Blame! by Tsutomu Nihei

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gowanus_Canal

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2021/sep/02/gowanus-canal-brooklyn-new-york-toxic-cleanup-epa

http://www.gowanuscanal.org

Upcoming Art Exhibition: OPEN ENDED

Fable Jones Studios is curating a new group show this month: OPEN ENDED. Five of my pieces will be shown alongside a number of other visual artists of various mediums.

Opening Reception: Next Saturday, June 12th 6pm-9pm
Exhibition: June 12th – June 27th

Location: 56 Bogart Street Studio 118

Brooklyn, NY 11206

RSVP Here

Feb. 8 – Practicing Lessons from the New Topographics – Spring Creek, Brooklyn

I went to PetCo in Spring Creek, Brooklyn to get some things for my Betta aquarium. I mentally named the area I was in: Amazon(TM) District.

Lewis Baltz-inspired

“New Topographics” by Emilia Mickevicius

In addition to subject matter, style was a major component of what distinguished New Topographicsphotography. In the exhibition’s catalog, curator William Jenkins described the photographs as “neutral”

Emilia Mickevicius, “New Topographics”

The song I was feeling in the moment: “Sixteen Tons”, sung by Tennessee Ernie Ford