Josh Kline presents Skittles, an industrial refrigerator containing smoothies produced by the artist using unconventional and poetic combinations of ingredients including kale chips, squid ink, sneakers, phone bills, and pepper spray.
Each smoothie stands as a portrait of a different contemporary lifestyle. When grouped together, they evoke a landscape of aspiration, taste, and – at times – deprivation in a metropolis like New York City.
My eyes are hearts and they’re popping out of my head for Angelina Dreem. One time I asked her to describe her personal style, and her answer was “Best dressed when I gotta be, but I’d rather be naked”. Angelina is a video artist, performance artist, cyber hippy, and a staple at the center of the New York nightlife sphere.
Although we would all like to trust our feelings, they are not a good guide for the ways things really are. They are often fickle and irrational – and not an accurate measure of reality. As you’ve probably discovered: