Hecuba is a collaboration between multidisciplinary artists Jon Beasley and Isabelle Albuquerque. They make music, film, art and performances with an emphasis on the relationship between experimentation and classical form. They are based in Los Angeles and have toured internationally with notable performances at The Hammer Museum, Uebel & Gefahrlich and the San Francisco Museum of Art.
(photos by Lauren Dukoff and Eliot Lee Hazel)
Modern traces the journey of an enraptured man and woman from the pastoral, ascetic existence of rural life to the apex of urbanity and back again. They travel through space and time, moving through the ages from a simpler, traditional America to the proliferation of the city, and the eruption of the urban metropolis that is New York. Through their eyes, the city is monumental and glorious; its momentum and power impossible to ignore.
Created for the Siblings issue of W Magazine, Siblings features different brothers and sisters (both real and imagined). Pieces of each sibling's life and familial relationships are glimpsed as their thoughts are revealed in text one word at a time.