Rachel Papo: Serial No. 3817131

Ohio-born Israeli Rachel Papo began photographing female soldiers in 2004. Having worked as a photographer in the Israeli Air Force for two years during her mandatory military service, Papo had experienced first hand being “plucked from her home surroundings and placed in a rigorous institution where her individuality is temporarily forced aside in the name of nationalism†as she describes it in her artist's statement. …

I Met The Walrus

Around the time of Lennon's 1969 "bed-in" phase a 14 year-old Beatles fanatic named Jerry Levitan snuck into John Lennon's Toronto hotel room for a little chat. Thirty-five years later Josh Raskin has woven a visual narrative of this event by marrying the traditional pen sketches of James Braithwaite with digital illustration by Alex Kurina in a spell-binding animated short, showcasing Lennon's boundless wit and …

Warmaking Show

Warmaking, a five-artist group show about "the nature of wars and wars of nature," opens this Thursday October 20th at Williamsburg's Riviera gallery and runs through October 30th. Works incorporate symbols of death, like in curator Kevin Devine's Harvest Festival (pictured), morph imagery of political leaders (see Joseph Ari Aloi's works on musical scores), and otherwise engage current conceptions of war and the contradictory roles …