I Could Live With You In Another World: Entering The Upside-Down At PPOW Gallery
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I Could Live With You In Another World: Entering The Upside-Down At PPOW Gallery

Underneath the 1980s nostalgia of Netflix’s drama Stranger Things, the sleepy Midwestern town of Hawkins, Indiana becomes a porous portal into an alternate dimension that the kids on the show call “The Upside Down.” Continue reading

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X-Ray Of Civilization: Beyond Biopolitics In Carlos Motta’s ‘Deviations’
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X-Ray Of Civilization: Beyond Biopolitics In Carlos Motta’s ‘Deviations’

What would happen if we looked back–past the contemporary Western civilization that we know? Past governments that try to regulate use of bathrooms depending on the biological sex written on birth certificates? Past governmental restrictions on who can be served at what establishment? Past rigidly constructed sexual and gender identities based on science, law and religion? Past, as Foucault described, biopower and biopolitics? What would happen if we looked back to cultures where there were no identities only acts? Continue reading

You Have to Try the Shrimp!: Anthony Iacono’s Solo Show at PPOW Gallery
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You Have to Try the Shrimp!: Anthony Iacono’s Solo Show at PPOW Gallery

“My films exist only to remind audiences the absolute certainty that they do not live in the best of all possible worlds,” once said Luis Buñuel, whose exuberant lens bore some of the most buoyant and triggering representations of 20th century. Anthony Iacono’s Crudités at Sunset, on view at PPOW Gallery through August 7th, imbues … Continue reading