Spot 1: Borders / Barriers

Borders / Barriers

Valley Visionaries

In Los Angeles a group of Armenian-American artists sat down with Sara Wintz to discuss the whitewashing of diasporic artists’ contributions in their own historic neighborhoods – and how to fight back.

Type:
Interviews
Source:
Fall 2018/2019
Location:
Glendale, CA
Credit:
Interview / Sara Wintz

borders

We can get used to anything, and too quickly look away.

Type:
Glossary
Source:
Fall 2018/2019
Credit:
Text / Orit Gat

Borders / Barriers

Letter from the Editor

Type:
Letters
Source:
Fall 2018/2019
Location:
Atlanta, GA
Credit:
Sarah Higgins

Imaginary Lines

A constellation of thoughts about art and borders.

Type:
Features
Source:
Fall 2018/2019
Credit:
Text / Humberto Moro

Spot 2: Ports of Call

Ports of Call

Gray Harbor

What such water goods reveal—only to persons close enough to smell the clinging dregs of seaweed or willing to caress the faux-leather handbag tucked into a cellophane sleeve—are the sentient negotiations of supple conquest.

Type:
Features, Projects
Source:
Summer 2018
Location:
Hong Kong
Credit:
Text / Holy Motors; Images / Luke Casey

Stocktaking

Daniel Keller in conversation with Femke Herregraven.

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

Amitav Ghosh: The Great Derangement

French philosopher Jean-Pierre Dupuy writes: “If we destroy nature is it because we hate nature? Of course not—we merely hate one another.”
He may well be right.

Type:
Interviews
Source:
Summer 2018
Credit:
Interview / Heidi Ballet; Images / Tamiko Thiel

Spot 3: Reviews

Reviews

Adrian Piper: A Synthesis of Intuitions, 1965–2016

From psychedelic interpretations of Lewis Carroll’s Wonderland to a hypnotizing drag king roaming the streets of Manhattan, Adrian Piper: A...
Type:
Reviews
Source:
Summer 2018
Location:
New York, NY
Credit:
Text / Re'al Christian

The National Gingerbread House Competition™

Talking (with a Gingerbread Craftswoman) Over the phone, she tells me about her experiences in college, the TV shows she’s...
Type:
Reviews
Source:
December 21, 2018
Location:
The Omni Grove Park Inn, Asheville, NC
Credit:
Text / Noah Rawlings

M. Lamar: American Cuck

As viewers arrive for composer M. Lamar’s multimedia installation American Cuck, a looping video “pre-show” depicts a young white woman...
Type:
Reviews
Source:
November 28, 2018
Location:
Dixon Place, New York
Credit:
Text / Sally Hansell

The Un-Heroic Act

Content Warning: This review contains descriptions and visual depictions of sexual assault.  In late September 2018, Christine Blasey Ford testified against...
Type:
Reviews
Source:
November 1, 2018
Location:
New York, NY
Credit:
Text / Kristen Racaniello

Spot 4: Atlanta

Atlanta

With Drawn Arms: Glenn Kaino & Tommie Smith

Each of us keeps images in mind that are without context or explanation. These memories and images don’t have to...
Type:
Reviews
Source:
December 12, 2018
Location:
Atlanta, GA
Credit:
Text / Taylor Janay Manigoult

WE RIDE THE MARTA BUS

If highways and thoroughfares are Atlanta’s arteries, its bus stops are its pulse sites— places at which human life most authentically inhabits a city on the move.

Type:
Projects
Source:
July 25, 2018
Location:
Atlanta, GA
Credit:
Art / Ruth Dusseault

Doris Adelaide Derby

“Not all aspects of our lives are about the injustice.” Atlanta photographer, activist, organizer, and educator on SNCC in 1960s Mississippi, Roy DeCarava, and the importance of multidimensional representation.

Type:
Interviews
Source:
Winter 2017/2018
Location:
Atlanta
Credit:
Interview / Erin Jane Nelson

Spot 5: Cultural Capitals

Cultural Capitals

Viva Vienna

Young gallerists inject Austria’s primary city with cultural capital, fresh program strategies, and plenty of teamwork.

Type:
Features
Source:
Spring 2018
Location:
Vienna
Credit:
Text / Francesca Gavin

Huguette Caland: A Life Coming Into Focus

Once known only to few for her erotic topographies and obsessive line, an unsung heroine of Arab modernism enters the canon.

Type:
Features
Source:
Spring 2018
Location:
Los Angeles, CA; Beirut, Lebanon
Credit:
Text / Omar Kholeif

Decolonizing the Ethnographic Museum

Europe’s museums turn to institutional rebrands and infusions of contemporary art to update their imperial-era collections —but are these efforts enough?

Type:
Features
Source:
Spring 2018
Location:
Vienna
Credit:
Text / Christoph Chwatal