ARTICLES BY garyj
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The Holy Mountain 2

Gary J. Shipley

03.22.17

“All the visible planets are the wrong size, and nobody notices.” Gary J. Shipley with an imagination of the unimaginable sequel to Jodorowsky’s The Holy Mountain.

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NONHUMAN MATERIALISATIONS: THE HORROR IN THE DETAIL OF THE COCKROACH

Gary J. Shipley

12.15.15

“Where something is attainable there is no art.” Gary J. Shipley explores the boundary between the human and the animal, and how the shades of that distinction color our perception of creation, and existence.

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STRATAGEM OF THE CORPSE

Gary J. Shipley

08.24.15

Gary Shipley explores the effect of two works of art that simulate the corpse, by Jeremy Millar and Ron Mueck, through the lenses of Levi and Baudrillard.

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Smithereens: On Robert Walser’s Microscripts

Gary J. Shipley

07.13.15

An in-depth look into Robert Walser’s notoriously claustrophobic “microscript” style of making text.

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2 from Gumma Homo

Gary J. Shipley

06.17.15

Two excerpts from Gary J. Shipley’s Gumma Homo, now available for preorder from Blue Square Press. Art by Danny Jock.

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AFTERMATH

Gary J. Shipley

03.11.15

“I’m so ruined that the woman looking out to sea has a clown’s nose and a big fuck-off grin. That’s how much I’ve invested in the unreality of joy.” Jarring new short fiction from Gary J. Shipley.