Visual Hauntings: That Cactus Smile
BY CHRISTINE STODDARD I made “That Cactus Smile” using mostly tissue paper and acrylic, but it also contains tiles and found objects. I was inspired to make the piece after visiting my sister in Arizona. Hence the cactus.
[REVIEW] The Old Philosopher by Vi Khi Nao
Nightboat Books, 2016 73 pages REVIEWED BY LESLIE CATON — Body, earth, family, global politics, and God pushed thoughtfully through a meat grinder with memory and sex blades: this is the work inside The Old Philospher, winner of the 2014 Nightbooks Prize for Poetry, by Vi Khi Nao.