TYGER

I. the perfume shop Before I discovered the little East Village Fragrance Shop, I had opted for the clean citrus-y notes of Dior’s Fahrenheit for Men. It suited me and few women wore it, at least none that I knew of. The store was owned by Lalita who was Thai —and kept the staff that way. It was a small bountiful boutique crammed with creams, soaps, and spa treatments: candles, face masks, ...

LOVEMAD: GLITCH >>

credits: glitch>> (9:54) written & directed by onomé ekeh featuring: meredith perlman, tami dixon, okwui okpokwasili, christian rummel, simone white excerpts from: “primal image” by alan lamb ©2001 dorobo “humming chorus” from madam butterfly by giacomo puccini “un bel di vedremo” from madam butterfly by giacomo puccini “intimations on immortality” by william wordsworth

LOVEMAD: WEDDING NIGHT >>

credits: wedding night>> (8:21) written & directed by onomé ekeh featuring: mike allen, meredith perlman, dave simonds, okwui okpokwasili excerpts from: “primal image” by alan lamb ©2001 dorobo “you do something to me” by cole porter, performed by the george siravo orchestra “that the night come” by william butler yeats Performed and recorded during a 2002 Artist Residency at ...

Lady Byrd meets Strutting Red Wing (from echo::system)

a schoolgirl daydreaming (gen x equations) … floating… into membranes…   a plain of glittering minefields to go deeper.   ) expand particular moment sense ocean velvet lilac colors in the surface of the water and of the body no ghosts / just the sprigs of things lovers as skunks— no tire tracks   ladybird, ladybird, rust and dream fire grain oracles the thump thump of gila ...

UNDERWORLD

Dear_____ The news of your wedding came this afternoon. How the world has changed. I think of you and the summer we met. You and the Shepardess and Keith and Colin—and Mitch and mini-Mitch (and a host of co-workers whose names don’t come to mind readily…) You sneaking off to see Run Lola, Run; taking the early afternoon train to Pennsylvania—your broken heart; the under-pay; the string of ...

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 of short fiction of the same name ...

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

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 ‘chessa’ number six in an ongoing series of ...

CYBORG NATION: TEKNOTHERAPY

Do you need help accepting your cyborg nature? How is your relationship with your machines? How can we help?