Month: January 2008

  • zapotec lingerie

    painting in museum of oaxacan painters – foto by smith lady bought a short linen robe from Mitla, a local Zapotec village. nice work, $10. when she wore it, i told her to be authentic she should wear it the way the native woman did – with breasts exposed. she asked how i would know […]

  • mish mosh

    “We need more stuff to eat,” Smith says as he cleans the kitchen table. There’s an onion, a clove of garlic, a half bag of peanuts. He picks up garlic skin, sweeps crumbs into his hand. “I know,” I say. “But I’m tired of going to the market. I’m tired of cooking, too. I need […]

  • tv tb

    The Last Election, 2008, 12″ x 12″ – collage & foto by smith went out this morning to find our street blocked by an empty bus. walked block to main thoroughfare, found it and its side streets all blocked by dozens of abandoned buses and big trucks. walked in middle of empty main street block […]

  • sticky wicket armpit thicket

    doctor office woman – foto by smith lady’s still ill. bad fever saturday night. broke by dawn. came back sunday. not as bad, but bad. broke. came back today. went 3 blocks to a pharmacy with a doctor. he and lady conversed in spanish. he poked, prodded, listened, measured. his eyes widened when he saw […]

  • worth wordless

    nothing to say, so . . . more oaxaca mexico art graffiti – foto by smith no war – foto by smith political graffiti – foto by smith museum of oaxacan painters – foto by smith George “Mickey Mouse” Bush wall graffiti – foto by smith painting in museum of oaxacan painters – foto by […]

  • eyes like my heart

    Hayapan goat – foto by smith went a wee bit up the mountain to Huyapan today to visit a local family. the husband roasts coffee and makes chocolate, yet has a degree in economics from a radical university. lady and he had a conversation in spanish, which i partially understood. he says the world economy […]

  • walking wah-HAH-kah

    electric line shadows on wall – foto by smith lady’s hand hennaed by Henna Me from Cleveland – foto by smith URO (Ulises Ruiz Ortiz), unpopular governor of Oaxaca – foto by smith on shelf at large la merced (market) – foto by smith collage stuff to assmblaged – foto by smith Mexico Che – […]

  • fertile lies

    lady looking in our apartment – foto by smith hell for me would be forever sitting around a table eating with a bunch of people in a noisy restaurant where you can’t hear the conversation. lady and i have spent the week going around with 3 friends visiting from cleveland, and there’s been a lot […]

  • dendrites (fotos)

    San Bartolo Coyotepec Moneybox View from Monte Alban –

  • hiding out from the law of averages

    koi in pond at organic market – foto by smith Hiding Out From The Law Of Averages A 4 year old’s brain is twice as active as an adult’s Night has fallen and it can’t get up A blue whale’s tongue weighs 6,500 pounds The happy dead rot as rain and rust At Earth’s equator, […]