Change The Way To Perceive And Change All Memory: Genesis Breyer P-Orridge’s Spirituality In ‘Try To Altar Everything’
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Change The Way To Perceive And Change All Memory: Genesis Breyer P-Orridge’s Spirituality In ‘Try To Altar Everything’

Spirituality is a curse word in the art world. Just mention spirituality and watch most curators run for the hills. Despite building elaborate white-walled shrines to worship art rather than omnipotent beings, much of the contemporary art world would like to conveniently forget that the centuries of art acting as devotional objects far surpass our current understanding of art as a commercial product for collectors. Continue reading

Drinking the Kool-Aid With Elijah Burgher’s ‘Bachelors’
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Drinking the Kool-Aid With Elijah Burgher’s ‘Bachelors’

What is the possible transgressive and transformative power of cults? Do cults offer an alternative and queer form of relationality and community that counters the restrictive and repressive effects of both heteronormative and homonormative society? Well, Chicago-based artist Elijah Burgher certainly seems to think so in his current exhibition Bachelors at Chelsea‚Äôs Zieher Smith & … Continue reading