Spot 1: ANXIETY

FUNTOWN

An animated video commission pays homage to the life and death of the boardwalk amusement park, captured in all its thrills and anxiety.

Type:
Projects
Source:
May 24, 2018
Location:
Funtown Pier, Seaside Heights, New Jersey
Credit:
Art / Joe Peragine

anxiety

On fear, inhibition, and “freedom.”

Type:
Glossary
Source:
July/August 2016
Credit:
Text / Kimberly Drew

Obstacle Race

A personal essay on the artist’s navigation of the art world while disabled.

Type:
Projects
Source:
Winter 2018/2019
Credit:
Project / Amalia Ulman

Spot 2: Art of the New Civil Rights Era

Art of the New Civil Rights Era

Shaina McCoy

Shaina McCoy is a Minneapolis, MN–based artist whose deeply textured paintings regularly depict Black children, families, and social scenes.

Source:
Spring 2020
Credit:
Text / Tyra A. Seals

Tariku Shiferaw

Unabashedly confronting issues related to racial identity, Tariku Shiferaw employs an obstinately formalist language of geometric abstraction in his practice to unpack the precariousness of contemporary Black life and celebrate the cultural production of Black people.

Source:
Spring 2020
Credit:
Text / Nzinga Simmons

Celestia Morgan

Celestia Morgan, a conceptual photographer and sculptor living in Birmingham, AL, captures systems of inequality and justice.

Source:
Spring 2020
Credit:
Text / Hallie Ringle

Spot 3: Art of the New Civil Rights Era

Art of the New Civil Rights Era

Crystal Z Campbell

Crystal Z Campbell collapses the past and present to historically contextualize the legacy of the theater and the physicality of the crumbling film as a site of destruction and fortitude.

Source:
Spring 2020
Credit:
Text / Stephanie E. Goodalle

Chase Hall

With his paintings, sculptures, and photographs, Chase Hall has set himself on a journey to mine the gap between the intimacies of Black life and the traces of psychopathology that gives the appearance of White supremacy an uneasy palatability.

Source:
Spring 2020
Credit:
Text / Jessica Bell Brown

Didier William

In his painting practice, Didier William seeks to diffuse and complicate the idea of the gaze.

Source:
Spring 2020
Credit:
Text / Allison Glenn

Spot 4: GLOSSARY

GLOSSARY

alternative (1)

Our alternatives have changed.

Type:
Glossary
Source:
Summer 2017
Credit:
Text / Jasmine Amussen & Tracy Soo-Ming Neale

anxiety

On fear, inhibition, and “freedom.”

Type:
Glossary
Source:
July/August 2016
Credit:
Text / Kimberly Drew

flâ * neur

Luxuriant carlessness vs. walking to work in Atlanta.

Type:
Glossary
Source:
Winter 2017/2018
Location:
Atlanta, GA
Credit:
Text / Edward Austin Hall

opacity

The beauty, productivity, and radicality of that which is intentionally unrepresentable.

Type:
Glossary
Source:
Spring 2020
Credit:
Text / Christopher Joseph Lee

Spot 5: nora chipaumire

nora chipaumire: Radical Space

New modalities of appearance and production for the Black body within performative spaces.

Type:
Interviews
Source:
June 24, 2020
Credit:
Interview / Mathilde Walker-Billaud

Spot 6: Interviews

Interviews

Ricardo Dominguez: Charting Virtual and Real Borders

Electronic activism and performance art, and how artists might respond to the increasingly bordered conditions of our world.

Type:
Interviews
Source:
December 11, 2019
Credit:
Interview / Cora Fisher

Xandra Ibarra: Endurance and Excess

Alexis Wilkinson and Xandra Ibarra discuss cockroach consciousness.

Type:
Interviews
Source:
Spring/Summer 2019
Location:
New York, New York
Credit:
Text / Alexis Wilkinson

Spot 7: Reviews

Reviews

Lydia Ourahmane: صرخة شمسية Solar Cry

A visitor to Lydia Ourahmane’s صرخة شمسية Solar Cry steps from the street into a thick, disjointed song, an ambient howl—and immediately begins to interrupt its melody. Three kilos...
Type:
Reviews
Source:
Spring 2020
Location:
San Francisco, CA
Credit:
Text / Theadora Walsh

Deborah Anzinger: An Unlikely Birth

In an epigraph to her book Zong!—a meditation on the 1781 massacre of an estimated 150 slaves in the Middle...
Type:
Reviews
Source:
Fall 2019
Location:
Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia
Credit:
Text / Heather Holmes

Counterpublic 2019

Late afternoon sunlight floods in, through a garage door that opens into a local yoga studio, where Isabel Lewis sways...
Type:
Reviews
Source:
Fall 2019
Location:
St. Louis, MO
Credit:
Text / Alexis Wilkinson

Spot 8: Octavia E. Butler

The Octavia E. Butler Collection

An author’s annotations, motivations, and meditations, from the collection of The Huntington Library.

Type:
Features
Source:
Summer 2017
Location:
The Huntington Library, Pasadena, CA
Credit:
Text / Natalie Russell