Mist / Myth

Mist / Myth

Fascinated by Eve, they pursue her. She laughs at their witlessness... and blindness. Within reach of their clutches, she morphs into a tree— Then throws mist into their eyes...
FLIGHT

FLIGHT

In the street I feel very unsafe, frightened. Killer Angels roam the streets. With me is a small boy, I am here to protect him. He says nothing, he too is scared, and huddles against me. I mean to comfort him, but I tremble. The streets are so unsafe. I...
Company Girl

Company Girl

“It’s funny, you get to some floors and its just women—” “Only women?” “You know the kind leftover from the Eighties—” “I used to wonder what happened to all those coke-head powerbabes. Do they still wear shoulder pads?” “They wear all kinds of weird shit. The kinder gentler power suits...
Glitter

Glitter

Poison The last vestiges of summer, Storm and I met for brunch and then proceeded to amble about the East Village rather aimlessly. It was pleasant and rainy. Light grey, light rain. We came across a Church on 1st Avenue. “Look!” said Storm “It’s Datura,” “It’s what?” He was pointing...
Brightness Falls Part II: Leviathan

Brightness Falls Part II: Leviathan

And then, rather unexpectedly, an asteroid collides into the planet Earth, rocking her to her very foundations; causing her to alter her orbit and leaving her offspring; those giant beasts that roam her wide rolling plains, vulnerable.
Instantanés #5: Dumbo Early in the Morning Best Sums Up the Unconscious

Instantanés #5: Dumbo Early in the Morning Best Sums Up the Unconscious

Ode to Jacques Lacan: contemplating the emptied out cobblestone streets, outsize graffiti monuments, barbed wire fences...
Hansel & Gretel: Domestic Scenes (from Grimm's Weimar Republic)

Hansel & Gretel: Domestic Scenes (from Grimm’s Weimar Republic)

...t there is a loud banging from the furnace oven and the entire space turns fiery orange with heat. HANSEL crawls under the table, GRETEL strikes a defiant fashion pose.
Flash Flood Warning

Flash Flood Warning

...the taste of insecurity; metallic trace of anger forming in my blood; jealousy in mineral compounds, the acrid by-products of lust. Your exasperation.
THE MEMOREXE

THE MEMOREXE

“The world as we see it is passing…” Ines 12:45 p.m., Tuesday Ines sits on her desk, lavishly sexy, trying to seduce me into writing this article. There is really no point to this— I’m grateful enough to have made it past the reception at Quasar, I need the work...
ISHTAROTH

ISHTAROTH

A friend was having his birthday dinner at a tapas bar in Soho. I arrived horrifically late— they were at the coffee and dessert stage when I came in. It was my misfortune to be seated directly opposite Paul and Natasha. I had just passed a whole row of posters...
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George,

George,

Excerpt from Machine Fragments (http://thememorexe/machine) ‘George,': a brief glimmer of machine sentience. written + directed by Onome Ekeh performed by David Briggs with Olivia Simonds (background vocals) music: nuages gris by franz lizst Excerpted from ‘Machine Fragments’ Listen to the entire piece here: Listen to ‘Machine Fragments’ here: http://turbulence.org/Works/machinefragments/machine.html
Instantanés #3: The Navy Yard

Instantanés #3: The Navy Yard

Memories the Brooklyn Navy Yard triggered: Abandoned since 1966. I walked past The ghosts of the Navy Yard transmitted to me Here is what I transmitted back… For my friend, Nicholas. Number 3 in an ongoing series of pieced together "snapshots" that double as a sort self-portraiture. The series 'Instantanés pays homage to the collection...
THE HUMAN VALVE II

THE HUMAN VALVE II

My Valentine’s day piece for FZ. This is the “Genet” version: “My heart’s in my hand, and my hand is pierced, and my hand’s in the bag, and the bag is shut, and my heart is caught.” ― Jean Genet, Our Lady of the Flowers The Human Valve, find yours this Valentine’s Day. Created by...
THE HUMAN VALVE

THE HUMAN VALVE

Valentine’s Greeting for FZ: The Human Valve—listen for yours this Valentine’s Day. Created by Onome Ekeh for Featurezoo. Music: “One Million Years Ago” From the album ‘Broadcast and The Focus Group Investigate Witch Cults Of The Radio Age’ (R.I.P. Trish Keenan) Read the “Valve Notes”: http://featurezoo.net/wordpress/?p=1623
Instantanés #6: s n o w v e r s e

Instantanés #6: s n o w v e r s e

Inspired by the blizzard of 2010: as a child there appears a luminous gash in time in space this unravelling world a shivering kaleidoscope: let the trembling commence a grashopper in the snow an angel in full thrust glitter outside my window a snowverse snowverse by onome ekeh music: ‘ash’ by shuttle358/ from the album...
CYBORG NATION: TEKNOTHERAPY

CYBORG NATION: TEKNOTHERAPY

Teaser for a Teknotherapy, a collaboration with Clarinda Maclow: Do you need help accepting your cyborg nature? How is your relationship with your machines? How can we help? In Teknotherapy, a Cyborg interlocutor (or “teknotherapist”) leads group and individual sessions for those of us grappling with our machinic selves and investigates our relationship to our...
ALREADY FAMOUS/ RE-CUT

ALREADY FAMOUS/ RE-CUT

Recut version of a short film I wrote and directed, featuring Selena Mars. Selena, a performer, is being stalked by a fan. Or is she? With a shift in perspective, everything we understand about a situation turns on it’s head. Inspired by the song of the same name. Written & Directed by Onome Ekeh Director...
Title Sequence for 'Marilyn Monroe is Passing'

Title Sequence for ‘Marilyn Monroe is Passing’

A little fiction by way of title design: With the former Soviet Union restored to Czarist glory, Max Filter, a young New York diamond forensics expert, is commissioned to track down a set of missing Romanov diamonds, rumored to last have been in the possession of Marilyn Monroe. Her detective work takes her into newly...
Couture Postcard: Haider Ackermann Fall 2011

Couture Postcard: Haider Ackermann Fall 2011

Couture Postcard for Haider Ackermann Fall 2011 Part of an ongoing series of couture postcards by Onome Ekeh. Stills via Style.com. Soundtrack: 'You are a Bore' written and performed by Fiji from the album 'Fun Factory' http://fijiband.ch ©2011 onome ekeh / http://featurezoo.net
O IMPERATOR

O IMPERATOR

A Paean to Rick Owens FALL 2011 Menswear Collection: Rick Owens Fall 2011 menswear collection. Re-imagined. Part of an ongoing series of couture postcards by Onome Ekeh. Stills via Style.com. Soundtrack: ‘Concrete Purgatory Part 3′ by Fellirium http://fellirium.wordpress.com/ ©2011 onome ekeh / featurezoo.net
Couture Postcard: Cheng Hao at China Fashion Week 2011/12

Couture Postcard: Cheng Hao at China Fashion Week 2011/12

Indulging my “couture postcard” fetish: From Beijing with love… Cheng Hao's collection at the China Fashion Week in Beijing, 2011. Part of an ongoing series of couture postcards by Onome Ekeh. Stills via http://www.360fashion.net/china Music: 'Hey, Hey' by Chin Chin http://chinchin.tv