Jess and Tamar and Natasha H and Jodi, for their perspicuity.
This project is presented by Artists Alliance Inc, with support from the New York City Economic Development Corp and the Lower East Side BID, and we thank them for extending the opportunity to think this way-- lightly and unexpectedly.
This project is in public space, which it shares with the vendors of the ESM:
Aminova's Barber Shop
Cuchifritos Gallery + Project Space
Essex Farm Fruits, Vegetables and Groceries Essex Restaurant
Luca & Bosco
Luis Meat Market
New Star Fish Market
Ni Japanese Delicacies
Nordic Preserves, Fish & Wildlife Company, Inc.
Porto Rico Importing Co. Rainbo's AND...
Santa Lucia Religious
Shopsin's General Store
Tra La La Juice Bar
Viva Fruits & Vegetables
Marissa Bluestone, for the blur at the edges of her figures that reminds me to watch for it, everywhere. J.M. Coetze, Disgrace and Stephen Squibb -- best thing I ever stole from some pile of books in his house. Thomas Keenan, Rosalyn Deutsche, for their indelible bibliographic fingerprints, also everywhere.
Image credit: Tamar Ettun, Iksa's Odyssey, Herzelia Biennial, 2011