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Becoming Sobject: Considerations of Vehicularity and ‘Wild Writing’

by Travis Jeppesen on July 24, 2014

At the root of it, we have the struggle of imposition – that rapedance that language does which is a gesturing towards containment, a process that can never be completed. Nietzsche complained of it in On the Genealogy of Morals: (…)

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16 Sculptures at Wilkinson Gallery, London: July 2 – August 17, 2014

by Travis Jeppesen on July 2, 2014

Graphics Concept: Mario Dzurila Sound Production: Paul “Snax” Bonomo Voices: Brian Tennessee Claflin, Christa Joo Hyun D’Angelo, Paul “Snax” Bonomo, Travis Jeppesen, Sophie Iremonger The book: Publication Studio

Venus of Willendorf / Artist Unknown: London, Wednesday

by Travis Jeppesen on May 19, 2014

Wednesday 21 May, 7 PM Cubitt 8 Angel Mews London N1 9HH +44 (0)20 7278 8226 cubittartists.org.uk To book a place, please email: info@cubittartists.org.uk Venus of Willendorf / Artist Unknown is a screening and conversation on method and collapse with (…)

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The Object

by Travis Jeppesen on March 9, 2014

  He wonders how he will ever begin to write about the object. A bit like writing in the dark…The object is there in front of him, and yet isn’t. Both at the same time. How can that be, that (…)

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16 Sculptures

by Travis Jeppesen on February 25, 2014

In addition to his work as a novelist, art critic and poet, Travis Jeppesen has developed what he terms “object-oriented writing”—writing that seeks to use language as a site for a subjective, embodied encounter with and response to art objects. (…)

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Willard (1971): Two Takes

by Travis Jeppesen on November 22, 2012

  The Deleuzo-Guattarian Take (Translation by Brian Massumi)   I recall the fine film Willard (1972, Daniel Mann). A “B” movie perhaps, but a fine unpopular film: unpopular because the heroes are rats. My memory of it is not necessarily (…)

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Shapeshifter

by Travis Jeppesen on April 11, 2012

They asked me why I ran away so often, I told them no idea. I was lying, of course, but the reasons why were pretty obvious to all but the most disinterested spectator. My function was limited: I was a (…)

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Thomas Struth in Duesseldorf

by Travis Jeppesen on June 11, 2011

Read the review on Whitehot.

Baselitz & bad painting/the making of suiciders

by Travis Jeppesen on January 8, 2010

Lately I’ve been thinking a lot about Georg Baselitz and his notion of “bad painting.” How this might correspond to writing, “bad writing.” To write badly on purpose. There is not much of a history to this anti-tradition in literature. (…)

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3 Reasons Why Art Writing Still Earns a Bad Name

by Travis Jeppesen on October 18, 2008

You can read my short essay on said topic in the latest issue of Dazed & Confused. It’s pretty much a condensation of my thesis in Disorientations: Art on the Margins of the “Contemporary”.

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