Foreward to the first issue: ISSUE 1. DISSOLVERead More
Taking apart conversations and interactions, this is an exploration of the precarious balance of human relationships, and how we are tied to each other in deep and breakable ways. Constantly shifting, our connections disintegrate, solidify, evaporate.Read More
I woke up, not remembering where I had fallen asleep. I had never experienced being so far away from home, it smelled different and the air was thick. The curtains were shut tight, I woke up in the dark, with a little sliver of light shining through the windows.Read More
"S.O.SF!" - Save our San Francisco San Francisco! - is a timely analysis of an upcoming installation, Dada@Sea, as part of the Dada World Fair coming to San Francisco in November, 2016. Looking back to dada's initiation one hundred years ago, this interactive, site-specific and multi-faceted installation contrasts the typical historical and institutionalized dada recreated performances, publications, and exhibitions.Read More
Founded in 1996 by Brewster Kahle, the Internet Archive is the inspiration for this collaborative piece with Michelle Krasowski, a former staff member at the IA, which unearths questions about the politics, ideological implications and cultural shifts that digital archives pose when understanding knowledge and information in the 21st century.Read More
"Footnotes” is a new project by Christopher Squier, re: studio visits and artist interviews. It examines the detritus and milieu of artists’ studios as an alternative approach to discussions of artistic process, reference and inspiration, and the physical spaces devoted to working.Read More
The space of appearance works through logics of resistance and survival, through which a form is iterated, lost, and (re)affirmed–remaining in the transformative. How does the work of art demand that one surrender–or dissolve–oneself into the unknowable?Read More
DISSOLVE Magazine SF is an online publication focusing on arts criticism and discourse with the aim to foster the work of emerging writers, cultural theorists, and artists that are passionate about attending to the unseen and the unknown.
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