Ishmael Houston-Jones – Danspace Project

Ishmael Houston-Jones

Phase Transition: Aki Sasamoto and Ishmael Houston-Jones in Conversation

Set on a dark stage, an art object sits in the center. The object consists of a fog machine in front of a small table with a hole in the center where a stage light is set up underneath. Atop the table is a blown glass orb with a whiskey glass sitting at the base, the light shining a beam of white light that pierces through the glass and the dark empty space above.

  Aki Sasamoto: Phase Transition was published by Danspace Project on the occasion of Sasamoto’s performance installation, Phase Transition, presented by Danspace Project, January 9-18, 2020. Edited by the curator, Lydia Bell, and designed by Kyla Arsadjaja, the publication features writing by Sasamoto, Bell, scholar Rachel Valinsky,… Read more

Our Own AIDS Time: Keith Hennessy and Ishmael Houston-Jones in Conversation

    Originally commissioned by SFMOMA’s art and culture platform Open Space for Lost and Found: Bay Area Edition, curated by Open Space editor in chief Claudia La Rocco and inspired by Danspace Project’s Platform 2016: Lost & Found.   Ishmael… Read more

Catalog as Zine as Tome

  by Alex Fialho   For our purposes, this catalogue has to a greater or lesser extent been shaped by the aesthetics of the zine. We offer a tumble of texts and images from our generous contributors—reprints, originals, poems, photos… Read more

Black Male

  by Alex Fialho In February 2016, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) released its first ever projective study of lifetime risk for contracting HIV among specific populations, including a deeply troubling estimate: the study predicted that one in two… Read more

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