In Most Tides an Island
Slide Lecture + Book Signing
Please join Spoonbill Books and Tangent Distribution for an evening artist talk and signing by Nicholas Muellner in conjunction with the release of his new book from SPBH Editions, In Most Tides an Island.
As with all his image-text projects, this work initially evolved as a visually choreographed slide lecture, from which the related but distinct book emerged. Muellner will present the original lecture, integrating over 130 images, many not included in the published book.
Seductive, disorienting, informative and allegorical, In Most Tides an Island is at once a glimpse of contemporary post-Soviet queer life, a meditation on solitude and desire in the digital age, and an inquiry into the nature of photography and poetry in a world characterized by cruelty, longing, resignation and hope.
Nicholas Muellner is a photographer and writer based in West Danby, NY and Los Angeles. His image-text books include The Amnesia Pavilions (2011) and The Photograph Commands Indifference (2009). He is Co-Founder of ITI Press and the Image Text MFA at Ithaca College.