Spot 1: EMBODIED KNOWLEDGE

EMBODIED KNOWLEDGE

A Movement of the Earth Against the World

Kassel has a fabled history. The Brothers Grimm emerged here during a paradigm shift that marked the amalgamation of Germany’s...
Type:
Reviews
Source:
Fall 2022
Location:
Kassel, Germany
Credit:
Text / Xenia Benivolski

12th Berlin Biennale: Still Present!

It took time for my thoughts on Still Present!, the 12th Berlin Biennale, to settle. At first, my impressions veered...
Type:
Reviews
Source:
Fall 2022
Location:
Berlin, Germany
Credit:
Stephanie Bailey

Spot 2: LATEST WEB EXCLUSIVE

Roberto Visani and The Promise

The heat wave had broken a day or so before, so having an iron pour in July in Louisville was...
Type:
Features
Source:
November 30, 2022
Location:
Louisville, KY
Credit:
Text / Will Corwin

Spot 3: NEW COMMONS

NEW COMMONS

BREYER P-ORRIDGE: We Are But One

In We Are But One [April 15–July 10, 2022]—the first major, posthumous US exhibition of artists, musicians, occultists, and spouses...
Type:
Reviews
Source:
Summer 2022
Location:
Brooklyn, NY
Credit:
Text / Isis Awad

Simone Leigh: Sovereignty

“The work is a gateway, one that bridges extracted projections of African aesthetic realities by refocusing upon the origins of Black exterior expression. Those spaces—just like bodies—hold stories, memories, and dreams. The transformation of this pavilion foreshadowed how this experience would find me in a house of discourses. But this time, there could be a more nuanced conversation about the interiority of Black female consciousness.”

Type:
Reviews
Source:
Summer 2022
Location:
Venice, Italy
Credit:
Text / Mia Imani Harrison

and we were dancing

Remote Access parties and Levani’s 127.1 BPM represent new, expansive ideas of the commons where queer, trans, immigrant, and disabled communities have gathered, and will gather, transgressively.

Type:
Features
Source:
Summer 2022
Credit:
Text / danilo machado

Broken Hum(or)

Dinah Ryan explores the functions and possibilities of humor and its intersections with power, pain, vulnerability, and humanity.

Type:
Features
Source:
Summer 2022
Credit:
Text / Dinah Ryan

Spot 4: IGNEOUS AND SEDIMENTARY VOLATILITY

IGNEOUS AND SEDIMENTARY VOLATILITY

Karen Holmberg: Archaeology in an Emergency

In Part One of this two-part conversation, Will Corwin and Karen Holmberg discuss her fascination with volcanoes, her discovery of mysterious “spider vulva” petroglyphs, and consider whether these images can still speak to us.

Type:
Interviews
Source:
June 8, 2021
Credit:
Interview / Will Corwin

Karen Holmberg: Archaeology in an Emergency

In Part Two of this two-part conversation, Karen Holmberg discusses the seemingly intractable problem of convincing people that they are in danger, or helping them to see that the world is changing around them and encouraging them to mitigate, or prepare for, those changes.

Type:
Interviews
Source:
August 18, 2021
Credit:
Interview / Will Corwin

Stocktaking

Daniel Keller in conversation with Femke Herregraven.

Type:
Features, Interviews
Source:
Summer 2018
Credit:
Interview / Femke Herregraven + Daniel Keller

Hayley Silverman’s SOUP

Songs excerpted from Aimé Césaire’s “A Tempest” accompany a poetic essay accompanying recent works exhibited in artist Hayley Silverman’s “Unmanned Lander.”

Type:
Features, Projects
Source:
March/April 2015
Credit:
Text / Pablo Larios

Spot 5: INTERVIEWS

INTERVIEWS

Chasing the Thing That Can’t Be Changed

Kameelah Janan Rasheed is a learner—an elastic term that includes artist, writer, teacher, collaborator, and public speaker. In Smooooooooooooooth Operator,...
Type:
Interviews
Source:
November 9, 2022
Location:
Athens, GA
Credit:
Text / Courtney McClellan

Unbecoming Human — Interview with TJ Shin

Los Angeles–based artist TJ Shin’s work centers on living processes. It explores the felt experience of postcoloniality through intimate sensorial...
Type:
Interviews
Source:
Fall 2022
Credit:
Interview / Re’al Christian

Spot 6: FROM THE ARCHIVES: MILDRED THOMPSON IN CONVERSATION

FROM THE ARCHIVES: MILDRED THOMPSON IN CONVERSATION

Lois Mailou Jones

FROM THE ARCHIVES: Mildred Thompson in conversation with Lois Maliou Jones for ART PAPERS September/October 1991.

Source:
September/October 1991
Credit:
Interview / Mildred Thompson

Helmut Middendorf

FROM THE ARCHIVES: Mildred Thompson in conversation with Helmut Middendorf for ART PAPERS March/April 1990.

Source:
March/April 1990
Credit:
Interview / Mildred Thompson

Meredith Monk & Nurit Tilles

FROM THE ARCHIVES: Mildred Thompson in conversation with Meredith Monk and Nurit Tilles for ART PAPERS September/October 1988.

Source:
September/October 1988
Credit:
Interview / Mildred Thompson

Valerie Maynard

FROM THE ARCHIVES: Mildred Thompson in conversation with Valerie Maynard for ART PAPERS July/August 1990.

Source:
July/August 1990
Credit:
Interview / Mildred Thompson

Spot 7: VOTING SEASON

VOTING SEASON

A Year of Women’s Revenge

In 2019, women protagonists become the avengers for systemic violence.

Type:
Features
Source:
February 12, 2020
Credit:
Text / Felicia Feaster

A Training in Suspense—Stacey Abrams’ While Justice Sleeps

In “Training in Suspense,” Courtney McClellan questions the implication of veracity in the recent spate of politician-penned political thrillers by way of Stacey Abrams’ new novel, While Justice Sleeps.

Type:
Features
Source:
Fall 2021
Location:
Atlanta, GA
Credit:
Text / Courtney McClellan

Kevin Young: The Opposite of a Hoax

On the racialized history of truth, fiction, and hoax.

Type:
Interviews
Source:
Spring 2020
Credit:
Interview / Courtney McClellan

Mark Thomas Gibson: Chaos Is The Season

Will Corwin interviews Mark Thomas Gibson about Honoré Daumier’s influence on Gibson’s works of political satire, keeping momentum after a political win, and the challenges of building upon a broken foundation.

Type:
Interviews
Source:
Fall 2021
Credit:
Interview / Will Corwin