ALTERNATIVE NARRATIVES BY DEVIN TROY STROTHER

by Ariadna Zierold

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Devin Troy Strother is known for his intricate alternative narratives in a variety of mediums such as mixed-media, sculpture, neon, and installation. He finds inspiration in snippets of overheard conversations, movies, television, music, stand-up comedy podcasts, and the work of numerous canonic artists such as Joseph Cornell, Marcel Duchamp, and Henri Matisse. Strother likes to incorporate humor and language relevant to his peers and does not shy from the outrageous; his titles often serving as the punch line.

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Dan Dion shoots photos of comedians when they are not trying to be funny

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The SFGate and the SF Chronicle today have an article on Dan Dion, a photographer who happens to shoot photos of comedians when they are not on stage.He is the house photographer of the Punch Line is SF, and has a new book out,  Satiristas!: Comedians, Contrarians, Raconteurs & Vulgarians. We just like this one line he had to say: “Funny pictures have a rapidly descending half-life. Each time you see it, it’s half as funny.”

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