Filthy Dreams’s GIF Review: Carlos Reyes’s “West Side Club” At Bodega
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Filthy Dreams’s GIF Review: Carlos Reyes’s “West Side Club” At Bodega

Why hello there, dearest Filthy Dreams readers, and welcome to our latest installment of GIF reviews. This time, I’m focusing on Carlos Reyes current exhibition West Side Club at Bodega. In his show, Reyes created a series of sculptures out of wood salvaged from the former sauna at Chelsea’s still open West Side Club. I know, … Continue reading

You Have No Idea How Weak I Am: Michelle Handelman’s “Hustlers & Empires”
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You Have No Idea How Weak I Am: Michelle Handelman’s “Hustlers & Empires”

Is there a choice to be a hustler? That question, which flits onscreen in a flurry of bold black and white text, is posed to three iconic historical and fictional hustlers who sit on a futuristic dystopian panel that resembles purgatory for radicals in Michelle Handelman’s new multi-channel video installation Hustlers & Empires. Of course, … Continue reading

Filthy Dreams’s GIF Review: Alex Da Corte’s “C-A-T Spells Murder” At Karma
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Filthy Dreams’s GIF Review: Alex Da Corte’s “C-A-T Spells Murder” At Karma

Why hello there, dearest Filthy Dreams readers! Are you ready for another installment of our GIF reviews? This time, we’re looking at Alex Da Corte’s current exhibition C-A-T Spells Murder at Karma. Inspired by R. L. Stine’s novel Cat from his Fear Street series–the older and trashier pulp fiction version of his Goosebump books, C-A-T … Continue reading

Into The Black: Peter Hujar’s “Speed Of Life”
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Into The Black: Peter Hujar’s “Speed Of Life”

“Maybe I can’t find you, Peter,” darkly exclaims David Wojnarowicz, walking through a cemetery in his essay “Living Close To The Knives” (100). While detailing his harrowing and nerve-wracking attempt to find the grave of photographer Peter Hujar, who Wojnarowicz later describes as “my friend…my brother my father my emotional link to the world,” Wojnarowicz’s … Continue reading