jenny holzer

LOVE, LOOT

  • June 6, 2020
LOVE, LOOT

Sign of the Times. Wall Street to Main Street. Verb, noun. Admonition? Imperative?  Love, now Loot. Oilstick on paper, 9 x 12". Twelve made, each unique, signed, numbered verso. Variable pricing reflecting the unstable era, 1-3:$100, 4-6: $125, 7-9 $150, 10-12 $200). See it as sign of the times, or loot. Future iterations: 60"... UPDATE: 1,2 gone.     ACQUIRE: PAYPAL: SQUARE (takes credit cards): Buy now   INTERAC: info[at]nu4ya.com       ©K.I.A. 2020

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Word Works

  • May 15, 2020
Word Works

Word works, inspired by a dream where it was raining words, and as each word fell on your body, you felt it. The storm started out as a poem, then became a novel, then a library of books, a hurricane of stories and words. These are the first in this series. Each is seen as a page in a book, (smaller in size 9 x 12"), and will be numbered as such, ultimately to be exhibited in a linear sequence. The words are meant to be ineffable, speaking in tongues, language of the angels, whispers, on the edge of meaning. (other inspirations: Voynich manuscript. Cocteau Twins and Sigur Ros lyrics. The coding...

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Deadbeef Atomicraft

  • August 24, 2013
Deadbeef Atomicraft

A NSA poem, a CIA painting; a dazzle predator. The words in the poem are taken from: the NSA keyword list; use them in your emails or phone calls (or poems) and the National Security Agency will track you code-names of surveillance and other secret spy programs. Outside that lexicon, only ordinary conjunctions are used. Woven around the stanzas is the image of a circuit-board for a listening device (a “bug”). Overlaying that are the landing strips of the airport at Area 51 (where they test drones and super-secret planes).  The final layer is a reference to camouflage, in this...

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