Questions In A World Of Blue: “Heartbreak Hotel” At INVISIBLE-EXPORTS
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Questions In A World Of Blue: “Heartbreak Hotel” At INVISIBLE-EXPORTS

Depression, despair, despondency, longing, melancholia and heartbreak are unlikely emotions to trumpet at a time when anger and righteous indignation seem like the only affects we’re allowed to access for mass resistance and protest. Continue reading

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(Super) Heroic Melancholia In Mike Kelley’s ‘Kandors’ At Hauser & Wirth
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(Super) Heroic Melancholia In Mike Kelley’s ‘Kandors’ At Hauser & Wirth

Describing his later series Kandors, an extended reflection on Superman’s shrunken birthplace, Mike Kelley explains, “Kandor is a constant reminder of Superman’s lost homeland and functions metaphorically as a symbol of his alienated relationship to the planet where he now resides…Kandor now sits, frozen in time, a perpetual reminder of his inability to escape that … Continue reading