After San Francisco's new mayor announced imminent plans to "clean up" downtown with a new corporate "dot com corridor" and arts district--featuring the new headquarters of Twitter and Burning Man--curators Erick Lyle and Chris Johanson brought over 100 artists and activists together with …
Mini Kus #14 The Pernicious Kiss
Published by kus
24p, color, 4.25"x5.5"
There's something outright repulsive about Lehikoinen's drawings here. What was watery and wispy in The Lonely Inspector zine becomes gnarly and soggy here - and the sick thing is it's supposed to. The Pernicious Kiss is about the plight of a horse-headed Romeo clacking his gums against those of his beloved. Uncomfortable and ugly in an intentional way. -EF