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Fhilosofhy of The Encounter

is assembled out of clippings from used copies of Louis Althusser’s memoir, "The future lasts forever". I recombined the lines from the memoir to tell the story of his wife, Hélène Rytman, killed by Althusser in 1980, from Hélène's own perspective. Echoing the concrete poetry practice, the text’s visual arrangement reflects the double exposure of Louis’s and Hélène's voices and responds to the changing emotional tone of the narrative. 

A limited signed edition of  'Fhilosofhy of the Encounter' published with Pinsapo Press is available online at  Pinsapo bookstore.




Irina Nakhova, Art in America, September 2019
Charles Long, Art in America, April 2019
Fitting forms in overlooked spaces: Jim Osman in conversation with Tatiana Istomina, Arte Fuse, January 2019
Anna Boghiguian, Art in America, October 2018
Anna Schachinger, Art in America, September 2018
Robert Ryman, Art in America, June 2018
Xu Zhen, Art in America, June 2018
Cathy Wilkes, Art in America, April 2018
Birdie Lusch, Art in America, December 2017
Kaari Upson, Art in America, October 2017
David Diao, Art in America, May 2017
Kerry James Marshall, Art in America, April 2017
Inside Out: Henry Taylor’s painting, Art in America, March 2017
Calvin Marcus, Art in America, January 2017
The disturbingly relevant art of the Moscow Conceptualists, Hyperallergic, December 2016
Sadie Benning, Art in America, October 2016
Pancho Westendarp at Robert Henry Contemporary, Arte Fuse, October 2016
Nicole Eisenman, Art in America, September 2016
William Wegman, Art in America, June/July 2016
A Soviet artist’s lifelong search for a universal artistic language, Hyperallergic, January 2016
Squeak Carnwath, Art in America, January 2016

Ida Applebroog, Art in America, September 2015
Claudia Comte at Gladstone Gallery, Art in America, May 2015
Matt Ducklo: Tomorrow is a long time, Arte Fuse, April 2015
Joyce Pensato, The Brooklyn Rail, April 2015
Elise P. Church at Molly Krom Gallery, Arte Fuse, February 2015
Jianwei Wang: Time Temple, The Brooklyn Rail, February 2015
Julian Stanczak: From Life, The Brooklyn Rail, December 2014
Ten Code 56 at Marc Straus Gallery, Arte Fuse, October 2014
Mike Cloud’s Bad Faith and Universal Technique at Thomas Erben Gallery, Arte Fuse, October 2014
REVERSE going forward: Andrea Wolf in conversation with Tatiana Istomina, Artfile Magazine, September 2014
Dread Scott’s Slave Rebellion Reenactment, Arte Fuse, August 2014
The days of the commune: Conversation with Zoe Beloff, Temporary Art Review, July 2014
Eric’s Trip at Lisa Cooley Gallery, Arte Fuse, July 2014
Floral collaged by Birdie Lusch at Kerry Schuss Gallery, Arte Fuse, June 2014

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