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Esopus 2 (Spring 2004)

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The Sissy Letters (#1)

By Stephen Adly Guirgis

First in a continuing series of monologues written for Esopus

 

Obituary Birthday: Kurt Cobain’s Art of Suicide

By Pamela A. Ivinski

A meditation on the anguish and the poetry of the late singer-songwriter

 

Artist’s Project: David Scher

By David Scher

“Into the Green,” a suite of drawings from spring 2003

 

Haunted

By Christopher Wheeldon; photographs by David Michalek

An accomplished choreographer finds inspiration in Gyorgi Lygetti’s music.

 

100 Frames: La Captive (2000)

Film by Chantal Akerman; introduction by Amy Taubin

A key sequence from the acclaimed Belgian filmmaker’s Proust adaptation

 

Alex Shear’s Object Lesson #2

By Alex Shear

An assortment of gun-shaped objects (yes, that’s a hair dryer) on a 17” x 32” poster

 

Heir Mail

By Peter Seligman; By Gerald Seligman

Communicating through collage, two brothers use a public service to forge a private bond.

 

Artist’s Project: William Christenberry

By William Christenberry

The noted artist revisits a structure from his native Hale County, Alabama.

 

Ten Rivers to Cross

By Edward McPherson

How well does Oscar winner Mystic River hold up to repeated viewings?

 

Artist’s Project: Hilary Lloyd

By Hilary Lloyd

A series of 16 photographs by the British artist

 

Found Objects

Recovered by Johnny Brewton

Treasures from the estate sale of a San Francisco vice cop

 

New Voices: “Painting”

By Lev AC Rosen

First in our series of fiction by never-before-published authors

 

Angus Trumble’s 1975 In Retrospect

By Angus Trumble

One year. One page. (Second in a series)

 

Esopus CD #2: Missed Connections

Eleven musician-couples, including Chris Frantz & Tina Weymouth and Low, create songs inspired by Craig’s List “Missed Connections” ads.

 
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Spread from Edward McPherson’s “Ten Rivers to Cross” in Esopus 2