Alsadir has received fellowships from Yaddo, The MacDowell Colony, and
The Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown. Her Poems have appeared in
many journals, including Grand Street, The Kenyon Review, The Womens
Review of Books, and Tin House. Her section in this issue displays the
range of new work being written by contemporary poets.
Nicolai is an artist who lives in Berlin and New York.
Brick was born in London and grew up in South Wales. He moved to NYC
in 98 where he now resides with his wife and two children.
Gloor was born in Basel, Switzerland where he went to the Kunstgewerbschule
Basel (School of Art). He moved to NYC in 84 where he now resides
with his bad photocopier.
Gomez received his BFA with honors from the School of Visual Arts in
NYC in 98. He has exhibited at Art in General, Audiello Fine Arts,
and Lombard Fried Fine Arts.
Kugelman is a symbiotic parasite feeding on an overweeningly large media
company on the Left Coast. With Excrement that passes for beautiful
paintings, this curator assures his place in the SoCal~LoCal art food
PS 1 The collaborative curatorial efforts of Alanna Heiss, PS 1 Contemporary Art Center director,
Biesenbach, senior curator of PS 1, and director of Kunst-Werke Berlin,
and Barbara Vanderlinden, Belgian freelance curator and writer, have
produced a three-headed beast ready to devour. PS 1 continues its patronage
of the art worlds contemporary Brat Pack with the exhibition of
Generation Z. Harboring artists from Bratislava to Kyoto
Generation Z contrasts the positive attitudes of the current,
and somewhat pre-pubescent artists to the apathy and burnout of the
late 80s Generation X-ers. This exhibition has proven that although
the Gen Z-ers are anxious and willing, none of their output is premature.
Jong is a young photographer who continues to hide and seek for what
it means to sneak a peek. She lives and works out of Brooklyn, past
the White Castle, and thru the sea of 99¢ stores. You may reach
her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rayfiel s book, Colony Girl, is published by Farrar, Straus &
Jimi Dams is an artist and independent curator based in New York and
Antwerp. His work has been shown internationally. He is founder and
director of ANP, an international art agency that promotes young artists.
He is curre8ntly organizing ANPs exhibition tour which is a collaboration
between international galleries and not-for-profit organizations.
Mel Mendelsohn is a father of five, and currently retired. He has just completed a novel called The Back of Beyond, which has its first chapter published in this issue of zingmagazine. Mel Mendelsohn has been a high school principal, a superintendent of schools, a drug trafficker, and a travel agent.