"Take one look at a photograph of Patricia Highsmith at her Olympia SM3, and tell me she isn't the fiercest typist you'll ever see," says Tim Youd by email to Interview. Beginning today, the Los Angeles-based artist will retype every word of Highsmith's The Talented Mr. Ripley as part of his latest performance art piece.
Nostalgia tends to manifest differently for each of us, as memories are often intimate and inherently unique. But there are certain common experiences and characters that prevail, such as an adult wistfully recalling their adolescence and a first love.
Loneliness and the feeling of wandering astray are sentiments with which most of us are able to commiserate. What about instances, though, where one is truly alone, literally beyond Earth's orbit?
Imagine waking up in a terracotta-colored bedroom with vintage floral wallpaper and matching creamsicle sheets. A gloved hand materializes, holding out a mug of warm milk on a silver tray. Perhaps you'd wonder, "Am I dreaming?"