Blue Vase

November 04, 2015


“The trick of the eye, a painting, a spectator and the painter is trying to make her spectator see something.  The spectator is fascinated with what she is seeing and she finds something wrong in the painting.  This of what isn’t apparent fascinates her and so she looks on some more…” Chennie Huang – read more

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At the Watson Library

June 24, 2015


M. E. Chevreul, plates 5-7 from De la loi du contraste simultané des couleurs … [The Law of Simultaneous Contrast of Colors] (Paris: Chez Pitois-Levrault, 1839). Watson Library Special Collections.

From The Library as Incubator Project:

Jared Ash at the Special Collections of the Watson Library:

“I had a strong feeling that Watson had a wealth of titles that Jen would find interesting, inspiring, and informative, and encouraged her to come up for a visit. I am thrilled that my hunch was correct, and that material that Jen found at Watson was in fact helpful in creating her new book, 10 White Lies & Poem of the End (New York: Jen Mazza, 2015).”  read on —

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10 White Lies

February 12, 2015

10 White Lies and Poem of the End: proof pages and printed and bound

10 White Lies and Poem of the End: proof pages and printed and bound

white lie (n.)

an often trivial, diplomatic or well-intentioned untruth

a minor or unimportant lie, especially one uttered in the interests of tact or politeness


10 images from various web sources present 10 dramatically different takes on the original. All are identified as Malevich’s White on White, but few succeed well in their interpretation. continue…

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Solo Exhibition at Tibor de Nagy

February 17, 2014


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A Correspondence

February 06, 2014

Security envelope (grey), 9 x 11 inches,2014 continue…

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December 14, 2013


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Music to pack by

June 20, 2013

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Le café des rêves

A photographic portrait of my favorite place in Vienna. Where I plotted and planned and polished off two Cesar Aira books, an inbox of emails, a healthy number of kleiner and grosser mochas, a good amount of cake, and other noshes of equally high merit. My last evening was spent sitting outside eating a sandwich with a fried egg on top with the other beer, wine and spritz drinkers in the last light and brisk wind and the end of a long hot day. continue…

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City of Cats

June 17, 2013



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June 16, 2013


This morning I met some fellow school mates who have moved here.  Drank a lot of Turkish Coffee.  Bought Simits, a sort of round pretzel, for the journey tomorrow, as well as peanuts coated with sesame seeds and locum wrapped in rose petals. Trawled a few shops for old photos, the best being a shot of a submarine on the Bosphorus. continue…

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