Shin Yu Pai - poetry -
- art - David Lukowski
"... I knew David and his work for a long time and knew that I wanted to write about his work. We talked about his ideas and painting process and I spent several months living with his images. I started writing poems responding to his paintings during a residency at the MacDowell Colony when I had the space to really open up to looking at the work in new ways.
work appropriates a great deal from pop culture and also makes use of
text - I experimented with using David's language in my poems which are
very much engaged in a conversation with his paintings - the language,
process, and materiality of his work. As I continued with the project,
he provided other paintings which I composed
from "Nutritional Feed"
by Shin Yu Pai & David Lukowski