The Daring is an art and culture magazine celebrating collisions between art and life.
Linda Kuo’s photographs exhibit resilience, adaptation, and the unsung struggles of domesticated and wild animals under contemporary conditions. Presented through a stark, minimalist lens that at times strikes a whimsical tone, as…
“We can only experience the world in the form of a body that is inherently temporary”: The artist talks about the human form, drawing people, and why he takes such a multidisciplinary approach.
With music—as with many crafts—once you experience that first tremendously powerful time when something really clicks, the intrinsic and dynamic reward system can become intoxicating.
I get all tangled up in your wires, mama
my dream had me on my knees
there are witnesses, they don’t howl
at night they don’t bark
their orders are written up
on a white board against black
hollowness inside your curved body.
you photographed me
exposed, image of your arm
outstretched clenching my neck
squeezing cluster of wind where life
If only this solitary window pane could keep me company.
While we play cantor’s tracks over metronome rails.
From Hudson to the Laurentians.
Let us read tehilim
I am a transactional man.
I barter a business suit for the slight tickle between the rooster’s legs.
Televised hearings on the January 6 insurrection reveal that Trump’s attacks on former vice president Mike Pence cut deep.