#TentacleTuesday is coming!

Be on the lookout for tentacles emerging from the tops of D.C. traffic boxes and in public spaces throughout the city starting this Tuesday and continuing through the summer. Local street artist Theodore Carter will show his 5-foot tall sculpture made largely from recycled materials. In February, Carter created  #100DucksDC, a public display of one…

New Fiction! “The Great Escape”

My story “The Great Escape” is featured as a podcast by Second Hand Stories. The story is a fictional account of the very real tradition of holding a seánce for Harry Houdini annually on the anniversary of his death, Halloween. I wrote about the Houdini séance for Dirge Magazine. Elizabeth Carter did the recording for…

The Polka Dot Princess’s Fear of the Phallus

The retrospective exhibition of Yayoi Kusama’s artwork currently on display at Washington, D.C.’s Hirshhorn Museum showcases a 6-decade career hallmarked by obsessive, mind-bending repetitions of patterns and immersive viewer experiences. The exhibition has turned into a social media sensation. An Instagram selfie in a Kusama infinity room such as “Phalli’s Field” is a status symbol,…

Photos from Day 2 of #100DucksDC

I spent about fifteen months making duck sculptures out of packing tape, and then I put them on display in the Tenleytown neighborhood of Washington, DC.Photos from the first night of #100DucksDC can be found here. Below are photos from the second day of the event. Soon, I’ll post photos of the final day including…