CURATORS' NOTES

RETinevitable 2, a collaborative effort between Adam Levitt, Francine Hermelin, and David Levine is an immersive proto-cinema event that will occur in a location to be announced within the next year. Part one occurred in the Brooklyn Bridge Anchorage in ‘98. RETinevitable is a fusion of contemporary film, visual arts, architecture, music, and design cultures. Participants past, present, and future include Spike Jonze, Doug Aitkin, Sam Taylor-Wood, Harmony Korine, Paul Thomas Anderson, and Lot/ek among others. The images in this issue of zing are from Antonioni’s Zabriskie Point. Photo credit: Sean Dack.

Leon Fuller is thirty years old. His latest show was at Richard Heller Gallery in April and is also represented by the Richard Heller Gallery.

FOUR IS A FOUR LETTER WORD
WE ARE AS FOUR
WE ARE NOT
NOT A COMPANY
NOT FASHION
NOT A TREND
NOT FREAKS
NOT MARIONETTES
NOT A CHOICE
NOT AN IDEA
NOT TWO COUPLES
NOT ALONE
NO DOUBT
NO SEASON
NO FAMILY
NO FRIENDS
NO RUSSIAN
NO GERMAN
NO JEW
NO ARAB
NOT EUROPEAN
NOT AMERICAN
WE ARE
WE ARE FASHION
WE ARE 20 FOUR HRS
US FOUR
WE ARE TOGETHER
YOUNG BEAUTIFUL
AND TALENTED
THAT’S WHY
WE ARE HERE
LOVING FOUR CATS
SUNNY PLUM
PIERROT COKA
AND ONE DOG
POWDER
WE ARE
WE ARE
WE ARE
WE ARE ALIVE
WE ARE AS FOUR
AS FOUREVER

Tom Rayfiel’s novel Colony Girl (Farrar, Straus & Giroux) was selected on of the Los Angeles Times “Best Books of The Year”. It will be published in paperback this November, by Picador.

Brian DeGraw was born in Norway on the coldest night of Winter, 1974. He is an incurable manic depressive and an avid collector of all things morbid. He currently lives and works in a 6’x 6’ cardboard box in lower Manhattan.
Oneil Edwards August 4th, 2000. Drunk on yak and blasted off the good collie weed, Oneil awakens to find his long time protege, Skyler Moore, dead. The shock of the loss propels him into a terrifying new world where love and happiness have been replaced by pride and ambition. The architecture sucked.

Ben Satterfield is a social critic whose commentary, fiction, poetry, drama, reviews, and cartoons have appeared in scores of periodicals from whimsical to the literary and from the popular to the scholarly.

Sari Carel “ . . . it’s all about sex . . . ”
smeeec@aol.com

Idealogue = Jacqui Millar + Mark Bromhead

Dan Asher, a p-gragher “presently living” in the new New Yawk City aka goat’s town (Gotham) provides a shakily quick purview of a world championship woman’s boxing match in Antwerp, Belgium.

Artist and curator Kenny Schachter has been organizing exhibitions of emerging artists for 10 years. His most recent show, entitled “I Hate NY” was staged in a London storefront in May/June of 2000.

orfi the organization for the returning fashion interest (aka orfi), operates out of the sub-level of Hotel of the Rising Star, a retail outlet at 13 Prince St where their clothes and shoes are sold. Other warez can be seen and purchased at www.hoteloftherisingstar.com.