Mary Mattingly’s nomadologies are so me, but better. The struggle is more apparent. The setting more staged but more stark and dramatic. I am struck. And her waterpod looks like Flushtopia two-point-forever!
Evocative of Flushtopia and Mobile Units and all that Nomadic stuff I love.
An article by Ryann Liebenthal about Flushtopia Saving a little piece of the World’s Fair | NYU Livewire: â€œI was thinking about this yesterday,â€ Robbins said, â€œabout how all of this is supposedly failed utopia, like how the Worldâ€™s Fair was this vision for the future that obviously didnâ€™t work out. But then I realized, [...]
This was a beautiful moment in flushtopia, when Jenn and Chuck were caught in a ballet of torment, a slow seesaw that sank into the waters, stranding Jenn on a tip of oil slick island, like a tadpole on an icecap. She wriggled, and shrieked. The sun was low and red. Their eyes were locked. [...]
Got this note from Caroline Woolard this arvo. Flushtopia is one of the projects up for funding! Hello friends, Please come to F.E.A.S.T. tomorrow night… there are many great proposals, including one for community currency! You will eat well AND support artists in the area. You should also make your own project proposal at the [...]
photo by pixietart Flushtopia on New York Press From shimmering Meadow Lakeâ€™s dock we spy a bobbing, misshapen land mass covered in Astroturf. Itâ€™s tethered to various floating structuresâ€”a tent, undulating hill, rowboat loaded with paperwork and a spindly construction stabilized with splintery benches. Itâ€™s imagination made real, valuable new real estate in a space-starved [...]
while i was mixing drinks at sleezers, my mom clearly sited something terrible emerging from Meadow lake: what could it have been?
Some of the latest video and photos of Flushtopia to crop up on flickr: Mom and Bill in Flushtopia as The Lost Contintent. Photo by sharp_shooter paddling around flushtopia Chuck Yatsuck on his oil slick/ Jesus stick, Flushtopia Flushtopia heats up Scoping the islands, Flushtopia The sirens of Flushtopia hot dogs in flushtopia me on [...]
pixietart‘s photos: jane smiles on the edge of flushtopia