desensitized eyes on this body i am…in this mirror i am. i got ostracized and didn’t notice till i closed my eyes last a.m. didn’t see. i need a point to keep these eyes in focus. i need my eyes to be quicker than your hands. they aren’t and won’t ever be- so when you do magic i won’t watch. see, my eyes have an ego. i need these eyes like..i need the holes in my head. i always find something off, like a hairline. symmetry gives me boner, it isn’t boring at all. my eyes don’t bore me at all. neither do yours. i never saw you fuck, except that one time? i still get off to the residue that the image left behind. what i see inside my mind now isn’t technically with my eyes. i heard about a third, but i’ll believe it when i see it blink on my forehead. big head. five head. eye don’t know. eyes just talking.
La Luz! Beginning this Thursday in Cusco, Peru, Celso will be creating a series of interventions around Qorikancha and the Santo Domingo museum, the sight of an old Inca sun temple. On August 29th, the final night of the exhibition, there will be a closing reception, in which everyone will be invited to take a piece of the installations home with them. Get all the details here!
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