"FEELS LIKE SPAM" IS A WARNING. 

A MESSAGE ISSUED BY RECENT "DATING" TECHNOLOGIES THAT ENCOURAGE HUMANS TO ENGAGE IN THE EXCHANGE OF DIGITIZED FEEL(ING)S. A DECLARATION OF A TANGIBLE STATE BY AN ENTITY WITH NO CAPACITY TO FEEL. AN ASSESSMENT MADE BY A SENTIENT BEING BUT EXECUTED THROUGH THE EMOTIONALLY NEUTERED MOTION OF PRESSING A FINGER AGAINST A PANEL OF GLASS. 

A JUDGEMENT HANDED DOWN BY A PIXELATED JURY. 

A JUDGEMENT UPON A PHYSICAL ENTITY, A CRITICISM OF THE PRESENCE OR LACKTHEREOF A PHYSICAL ENTITY. 

A COMPLAINT ABOUT THE WAY A WOMAN CHOSE TO PRESENT HERSELF. 

SHE DID NOT DISPLAY THE FEMALE BODY. 

SHE DID NOT DISPLAY THE FEMALE FACE. 

THE LATTER WAS CAUSE FOR CONCERN. 

THE LATTER WAS CAUSE FOR WARNING. 

THAT SPAM, THE SOURCE OF THIS UNDESIRABLE SENSATION, MAY EVEN FEEL THE WAY HER BODY FEELS. 

THIS BODY, PINK, FEMININE, MALLEABLE, FLAKY, PUNGENT, SQUISHY. 

AN ACQUIRED TASTE?

FOUND INSIDE A TIN CAN AND AVAILABLE ON A SHELF INSIDE YOUR LOCAL GROCER OR BODEGA. 

                                                                                                                                             - TAYLOR YATES, EDITOR OF SELFISH MAGAZINE


SCREENED:

NASTY WOMEN : BINDERS OF THEM @ CAVE GALLERY / DETROIT, MI . 2017

N0 1 KNOWS UR A DOG @ THINK TANK GALLERY / LOS ANGELES, CA . 2016

SEX-ED @ SPARK CONTEMPORARY ART SPACE / SYRACUSE, NEW YORK . 2016

LOOSEY'S @ SPARK CONTEMPORARY ART SPACE / SYRACUSE, NEW YORK . 2016

 

PUBLISHED:

DIGITAL AMERICA ONLINE JOURNAL / ONLINE . 2016

GOOD GIRL : ISSUE THREESELFISH MAGAZINE . 2015