Posts Tagged ‘Jean Genet’

Drawings for The Thief’s Journal

Drawings for The Thief’s Journal

These drawings are translations of the writings of Jean Genet.

The Rape of Riton, installation view alongside Electrical Performances: 2008

The Rape of Riton, installation view alongside Electrical Performances: 2008

The Rape of Riton “Riton wanted the rape to be over with, and he feared the end of it.” Funeral Rites by Jean Genet 2008 graphite on paper Riton, 108 inches by 42 inches, Erik, 60 inches by 42 inches The Rape, 108 inches by 42 inches Riton, 60 inches by 42 inches The Soldier, […]

Genet Drawings: The Thief's Journal

Genet Drawings: The Thief’s Journal

Jean Genet’s book The Thief’s Journal is taken and rewritten, taking excerpts of the text as a starting point to examine desire through translations of scenes into the language and codes of three online homosexual communities of men. This is part of an ongoing series of drawings that look to take the works of famous […]