A special fashion page! Violet Faigans Freckles and Spectacles and two Aaron Kreisler photographs of a vacated and returned-to-iwi Army base outside of Hamilton.
Ian Johns mouth "centre enfold" (other half on page 50). Fold it in to the centre! It hijacks the centre from each end. How masterful! The masculinity is somewhat punctured by how, before folding the crease, the folded-in halves make a pretty love-heart. (They are mouth prints apparently even though they look like something else...)
Tessa Lairds revisionist Dinner Party after Judy Chicagos masterpiece of feminist art. More is indeed more.
Jon Bywaters pink and blue songs list; Charlotte Craws Lipstick Verse, or "If All Else Fails, Smile"; and Jonathan Nicols 1995 Metallica painting James, as in James Hetfield.
lionel budd takes two pages. Greedy pig. Wouldnt even tell me what they were called either. How like a man. Mary, Mary...
A kind of debased (in the pure sense) hospital romance from Ben Harpers, Many Cathy Returns.
Anna Sew Hoy has just come out as an expatriate New Zealander. Here, see Peek. She says "Crush on. Thats the topic, and the impetus for making work. The action is crushing, embodying, wrapping, molding, recreating. Crushes can be visions of the future or utopias. They are built on projections of what you hope the desired to be. They are the energy they inspire. Zoom in so closely on your crush that it becomes solid. Morph yourself into a rock that wraps around your BMX bike in an embrace that crashes it. Look at the girl across the table so hard that when you look away, her image is printed on your bedroom wall. Let your bedroom be a picture of the inside of your head. The work is a way to live in the idea of action that the bike and the tough girl represent, because if I can ride fast and speed through every intersection, then I know what it is to beat death. I can paint who I want on the wall and live with their spirit. This is a matter of becoming the subjects that inspire you."
Bourbon Johns Pillow Talk.
Details of Paula Brands porno quilt, a specially embroidered bedspread of hers.
Albert Refitis By Culture: Siamese twins, forked columns and tattooing in Samoa. Log wanted to interview the Ingham twins, but was told they do not talk. And then this came in! Problem solved.
Janice Wilsons "Taupou & Constable - Roadblock" from the Savage Site/Savage Sight series. In this series she photographed taupou (village virgin) in traditional costume alongside a series of white professional men. Stop in the name of love and dance.
Pass me the knife! Freshly cut collage from one National Geographic mangling P. Madden. Side-by-side we have Hydrophobic (a moment to fear) and Hydrophilic (women in the undulating embrace of water) as "multiple/singular, joy/fear, in/out and flux/stasis".
A document of Kirsty Camerons Halloween in Howick.
Dominic Pettmans Planet Porn. The East, my good man, and dont spare the horses!
Maddie Leachs Alpine Skiing. "(The jury divides the skiers into groups according to previous performance. Generally the group with the best competitors begins first and the others follow in sequence.)"
Chris Kraus Arad. Aaah, the eternal battle.
Michael Harrisons poem painting, She saw me clearly. More O*P*P? (Other peoples pussy that is.) Yeah you know me. But whats this? A dogg?
Back by popular demand! Another Ani ONeill calendar sort of in time for the Chinese New Year. It is now the year of the snake...
Angelique Kasmaras Lovers and Fighters. All about how Aikido gives as good as it gets I guess. And how to defend yourself with a matchbox.
Straight outta London, Rosanna Raymond, a.k.a. Sistar Spacific of the Pacific Sisters, in association with Kerry Brown and Damon Mangos, presents "The Butterfly Thighs Flutter buy The Bye". Check out the poem it contains called Thick Lick.
Judy Darraghs Tags. Such shocking vandalism is perpetrated by the authorities and the establishment.
Darren Sylvesters The Soccer Game. "(As you may or may not know, all my photographs start out as short stories.)" This story seems to be about the made and failed relationships we have in the workplace; a nasty place for sexualisations and dumb sexual divisions of boys vs. girls too, but.
Lauren Beckwiths Stabilize Your Hole from the "Meta-Talk" street posters. Others include Lets not fight, and Now you can talk to the dead...
Tracy Nakayamas Moustache Ride is the bounty of an appreciation of the eroticism of the early to mid-1970s; veritably an "Art For the Practicing Heterosexual".
Physics Room pages:
The other half of Ian Johns pagework (see listing for page 5).
More from Geoff Heaths from Pastel Pricks series. All this from a man who lists, among his childhood obsessions, staring in the mirror; and under adult obsessions, eye cream.
Web only contents for issue 11
Thick Lick. the poem
Lissa Mitchell Forum Report: Fluxus and its Ongoing Influence on contemporary art Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, 15 October 2000.
Shay Launder Am I or is FLOOXIS far away? FLUXUS at Sydney College of the Arts Gallery, March-May 2000
Tessa Shimada Laird - a ready Jennifer-reckoner