Mechanations

John Peralta by Rachel Stephens There’s a strange but familiar object, outdated and broken Pushed far under a table in the stale vintage shop. I found it, sleeping under a pile of other unwanteds Counting the passage of time in dust. This tool, once so sturdy, now feels so fragile As I drag it from … Continue reading Mechanations

THE END OF BLACK

Koichi Yamamoto by Veronica Ceci It is impossible to discern whether, for artist Koichi Yamamoto, Morocco was the beginning of color, or the end of black. Decades spent perfecting his printmaking technique had been done, like the old masters, in only black inks. However, something changed in Morocco, the site of the last of three … Continue reading THE END OF BLACK