Tourist Trap (1979) – Jason Abdelhadi

Automatic response after watching the film Tourist Trap (1979)  Yes the broken manikin is the ending, this is a film about endings like all mannequins are in fact over and done with humans (wait, who with whom?) Discarded mentality is what this flurry of axes with makeup, how their lovely mouths flip open with a [...]

By |2018-09-03T15:34:06+00:00September 3rd, 2018|Essay, Image|0 Comments

I Wagered Deep On The Run Of Six Rats To See Which Would Catch The First Fire

"Penelope Rosemont once said, “in a sense, all outsider art is surrealist art…” And this was the singular inspiration for this collection. Here, Surrealists are teamed with stalwarts of Fluxus, renegades that have no compass, as well as Outsiders who have rejected the false map of convention. “Be capable of the marvelous” was our call. [...]

By |2018-08-14T10:21:47+00:00August 14th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Mariusze Figle

Mariusze Figle, a surrealist emergence from subcarpathian Poland.  You can check out their blog here. mushrooms-man on the bank of great water separating two black lands at the moment of vision  

By |2018-07-25T21:15:25+00:00July 25th, 2018|Image, News|0 Comments

Revolutionary Imagination: Chicago Surrealism from Object to Activism

June 7-10, 2018 Revolutionary Imagination: Chicago Surrealism from Object to Activism Exhibitions, Film, History, Theory, Manifestoes, Theater, Poetry, & Music ... at Various Locations in Chicago Why Surrealism? Why Chicago? Why Now? Why Not? Celebrating the 1968 Chicago Surrealist Protest Show at 50 years! 1968: Object by Robert Green, poetry byFranklin Rosemont (Barbara’s Bookstore [...]

By |2018-05-04T02:20:25+00:00May 4th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Fresh Dirt Surrealist Sympatica

http://www.fresh-dirt.us/ Fresh Dirt, the deep South’s newest artistic collective researching practicing Surrealism in the 21st Century, will host an exhibition & creative soire’ in May! The collective is an offspring of previous incarnations, it’s member’s having originated activities as early as 1974 in Tuscaloosa, infamously known as Raudelunas, out of which birthed the first Birmingham [...]

By |2018-05-03T23:39:09+00:00May 3rd, 2018|News|0 Comments