Immersion Therapy with Karen Azoulay 

February 27, 2018

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Karen Azoulay and I share a phobia of the Statue of Liberty. My tactic has always been to avoid the statue, but in 2012, Karen confronted her fear and made a book about it. On this episode, Karen shares the book with me. Inevitably, I get scared and have to take a break.

Show Notes

Karen Azoulay

Nothing Else Press

1. Down With Liberty, 10.8 x 3 x 3 cm, Rrubber statuette with hidden USB flash drive.
It holds a media file of a narrated slide show of over 200 apocalyptic Statue of Liberty images collected by the artist.2014

2. Energy in Adversity. oil pastel, pigment print, tissue collage on pane, l2" x 16" x 1.5", 2016.
Currently on view at Yui Gallery; Flower Sermon curated by Jennifer Sullivan, up until March 8, 2018

3. Down With Liberty, 218 pages, 7" x 7" x 3/4"clothbound book, hand painted cover, 2013.
A collection of apocalyptic Statue of Liberty imagery.

4. Intuition Matrix With Pollen, oil pastel, gouache, tempera, acrylic, digital print, tissue collage on panel20" x 16" 2017.

5. Flowers and Their Meanings, a guide for deciphering, 20 pages, 10" x 8", 2015.
A functioning flower dictionary, this book is searchable alphabetically by flower as well as by emotion

6. Lasting Friendship, tempera and pigment print on paper, 35" x 44", 2016.

7-10. Lines of Desire, video still 2018.