In The Mood

by Stuart Horodner

Lingering glances and sweaty palms.  Unzipping your dress.  Taking your pants off.  You have your memories, I have mine.  And the participating artists have theirs.  For Sex Drive I have selected photographs, drawings, paintings, videos, sculptures, and installations to shape a multi-voiced story about desire, power, and difference.  More…

Wrong Results: The Google Blacklist

by John Muse

On September 8th, 2010, Google added “Instant Search” to its search engine:

Start typing and results appear right before your eyes. Until now, you had to type a full search term, hit return, and hope for the right results. More…

Likes, Favorites, and Other Obscenities

by Ellen Freeman ’11 and Patrick Phelan ’11

Over the past decade, the words “like” and “favorite” have been annexed.  Although they are still used as signs of affection (”I like…” or “My favorite…”), they’re now commonly on the receiving end of clicks.  More…

Senator Larry Craig

We Overfeed Our Heroes Until They Explode

by Michael Rushmore ’14

Lies, awkward press conferences, subsequent parodies, redemption or obscurity—yes, sex scandals are pretty enjoyable. Searching through YouTube confessions for Vertna Bradley, the videographer crafting an apologies mash-up for inclusion in Sex Drive, More…

Haverford Graffiti, VanDevender Wallpaper

by John Muse

On November 9th Sex Drive artist Nancy VanDevender asked Haverford students Ellen Freeman ’11 and Patrick Phelan ’11 to “gather some images: notes, scribbles, handwriting, personal ads, drawings, hand-drawn bathroom notes, sex graffiti, any hand-drawn or written words, etc.”  More…

Just One Kiss, Then Another

by Farid Azfar

In Melanie Manchot’s 2009 film, Kiss, a boy and a girl kiss on top of a double-decker bus as it moves through the streets of London.   More…