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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Scene 1 from Intimate Relay

Scene 1 from Intimate Relay

Scene 1 from Intimate Relay by onomé ekeh Dramatis Personae (In Order of Appearance) Lucretia, our heroine Miss Eleggua a.k.a. “Legsy”, a young girl and our sometime referee Viktor & Rolf, the dandies next door Edgar & Violet a couple Britannicus & Octavia, twins in the garden Baron Samedi Great Aunt Brigitte A Baby SCENES:...
TRIGGERS (A GAME CALLED ZOO)

TRIGGERS (A GAME CALLED ZOO)

‘A Game Called Zoo’, is a set of neuro-linguistic triggers. If you are reading this, you are already playing the game… Here are some instructions:  
Game. Rite - The Board

Game. Rite – The Board

The Game.Rite Board Game, ‘A Game Called Zoo’, is a set of neuro-linguistic triggers. If you are reading this, you are already playing the game… Click on image to amplify.
Intimate Relay:  NOTES ABOUT CHARACTERS, THEMES & SETTING

Intimate Relay: NOTES ABOUT CHARACTERS, THEMES & SETTING

In various West African traditions, biological twins have a sacred/profane mystique. In Yorubaland in particular, they are considered magical and given special names, possessing a specific social function akin to the ‘alchemical union of opposites’ in Western Hermetic traditions… these varying facets of twinship are themes explored in this play. The piece also culls from...
Intimate Relay: A Synopsis

Intimate Relay: A Synopsis

The action is prefaced by a scientific myth: the story of the striped foal— A group of scientists have a stallion copulate with a zebra. Nothing happens, a small matter of obstinate XY chromosomes and a difference in genetic structure. The stallion is sent home where he mates with a mare. A few months later...
Surge: A Tale of Sleeping Beauty  (from Grimm's Weimar Republic)

Surge: A Tale of Sleeping Beauty (from Grimm’s Weimar Republic)

DRAMATIS PERSONAE ANGEL/ BELLA GIRL PARTY GUESTS BELLA AT 16/ YOUNGER MAXINE MAXINE CARA DOCTOR 6 YOUNG MEN SCENES: A CHILD’S BEDROOM; A LIVING ROOM; A LABORATORY; A SUSPENDED ANIMATION TANK A child sleeps in the foreground,. An angelic being, completely burnished gold with lengthy gold braids and golden vestments appears beside the sleeping GIRL....
THE EMISSARY

THE EMISSARY

A New Year’s greeting I created for Featurezoo: 2013: THE EMISSARY from FEATUREZOO on Vimeo. The constellation, first detected by Greek stargazers in 432 B.C., is relegated to the undertow of human consciousness, making fleeting appearances in the slipstream of culture and history… until now. What is The Emissary? A messenger of what—human transcendence? A...
Think Different: New York Video Fest Spans Innovation and Old Hat

Think Different: New York Video Fest Spans Innovation and Old Hat

(Originally published in indieWIRE/ 8.7.00)   As New York Video Festival 2000 commenced, the MacWorld Expo at the Javits Centerfolded. The Macintosh Mantra “Think Different” was everywhere and reiterated in Armond White‘s annual Video Fest look at popular culture on July 24, this year titled “Coded Language.” White screened and discussed the genius of artists such as Bjork, Mos Def, Busta Rhymes and...
THE ARCHITECT'S DREAM

THE ARCHITECT’S DREAM

Piece I did for Hariri & Hariri’s collaboration with Swarovski, PARAMETRIC:
F IS FOR FINLAND

F IS FOR FINLAND

For sometime, the question of how folkloric traditions and national mythologies spawn current social technologies has intrigued me. Recently, writing for technology journals — my thoughts have turned North— Finland in particular because of the onslaught of wireless technology innovation. What strikes me here is that of all the Nordic countries, Finland has the most...
LILITH-VUE

LILITH-VUE

May I interest you in a radical new cinema— The Lilith-Vue? First let’s (re)acquaint ourselves with Lilith— a forage through our religio-mythological catalogues of mankind’s conception: Lilith was Adam’s wife before Eve—deemed unsuitable because of her sexual voracity and disdain of the Missionary position. As far as sex was concerned, she liked to be the...