Notes for the Future of Unworkable Work in Two Parts – Part 2Gary J. Shipley
“You will not recognize the new art, if it ever arrives, beyond your own ignorance of it.” The conclusion to Gary J. Shipley’s manifesto on the multitude of possibilities in the impossible.
Notes for the Future of Unworkable Work in Two Parts – Part 1Gary J. Shipley
“The only thing to be made clearer is your own perplexity.” In part 1 of 2, Gary Shipley provides a shifting, mutative rulesheet for how we might get somewhere else from inside our perception of the known.
The Holy Mountain 2Gary J. Shipley
“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.
NONHUMAN MATERIALISATIONS: THE HORROR IN THE DETAIL OF THE COCKROACHGary J. Shipley
“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.
STRATAGEM OF THE CORPSEGary J. Shipley
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.
Smithereens: On Robert Walser’s MicroscriptsGary J. Shipley
An in-depth look into Robert Walser’s notoriously claustrophobic “microscript” style of making text.
2 from Gumma HomoGary J. Shipley
Two excerpts from Gary J. Shipley’s Gumma Homo, now available for preorder from Blue Square Press. Art by Danny Jock.
AFTERMATHGary J. Shipley
“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.