The Daring is an art and culture magazine celebrating collisions between art and life.
Abby Robinson’s ‘Lamentation’, photographs featuring plywood, chronicles a period of protest and civil unrest in a Soho you won’t find on any walking tour.
“The stories of objects and surfaces are the stories of people, time, and history,” says artist and conservator Lisa DiClerico
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.