Spot 1: Metamorphosis

Metamorphosis

Yozmit: Embodiment And Metamorphosis

Los Angeles–based performance artist, costume designer, and singer-songwriter Yozmit emphasizes the body as a site of transformation

Type:
Interviews
Source:
August 21, 2019
Location:
Los Angeles
Credit:
Interview / Lori DeGolyer

Queer Intimacy: A Conversation with Diedrick Brackens

The implications of emerging fully black and fully queer into the art world, and of creating images wherein men touch.

Type:
Interviews
Source:
August 14, 2019
Credit:
Text / TK Smith

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 2: Energy Structures

Energy Structures

The Energy Paradox

Japanese artists’ and cultural workers’ strategies for response to the Fukushima disaster.

Type:
Features
Source:
Spring/Summer 2019
Location:
Tokyo, Japan
Credit:
Text / Jason Waite

Zina Saro-Wiwa

British–Nigerian video artist and filmmaker Zina Saro-Wiwa depicts women as wandering states. Sensing a path through emotional matter, the artist...
Type:
Features
Source:
Spring/Summer 2019
Credit:
Text / Emmanuel Balogun

Poncili Creación Fights a More Beautiful Fight

Maxwell Paparella spends time with exuberant Puerto Rican performance collective Poncili Creación.

Type:
Features
Source:
Spring/Summer 2019
Location:
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Credit:
Text / Maxwell Paparella; Photos / Walter Wlodarczyk

Spot 3: Atlanta

Atlanta

clarkston

Just outside Atlanta, one of America’s most diverse refugee destinations.

Type:
Glossary
Source:
March/April 2016
Location:
Clarkston, Georgia

Lupita

The evolution of a gender-fluid individual navigating the intersection between private life and the public space.

Type:
Projects
Source:
November/December 2016
Location:
Atlanta, GA
Credit:
Photo / Ignacio Rivera

pinetenna

How green was my uncanny valley?

Type:
Glossary
Source:
Spring/Summer 2019
Credit:
Text / Edward Austin Hall

Art on MARTA

A photo essay by David Naugle documenting the public art of Atlanta’s rapid transit system brings a vast collection of commissions out of the stations’ shadows
with an introduction by John Cocker.

Type:
Features, Projects
Source:
January/February 2016
Location:
Atlanta
Credit:
Text / John Crocker; Photo / David Naugle

Spot 4: Disability + Visibility

Disability + Visibility

On Evasion

A formal and historical reading of a set of drawings probably forged by an analyst and used to make various claims about autistic people.

Type:
Features
Source:
Winter 2018/2019
Credit:
Text / J.J. Kahn

Henrik Olesen: What is Most Deep is the Skin

On artist Henrik Olesen’s “Hysterical Men” and “The Walk,” which concern mental illness and the pathologization of queerness by way of historical figures.

Type:
Features
Source:
Winter 2018/2019
Credit:
Text / Alise Upitis

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 5: Borders, Barriers

Borders, Barriers

St. Louis: Navigating the Brick City

The urban landscape can be seen as a transcription of a city’s history. In St. Louis, the construction and destruction of brick buildings reveal a racialized history of segregation and inequality.

Type:
Features
Source:
Fall 2018/2019
Location:
St. Louis, Missouri
Credit:
Text / TK Smith; Images / Izaiah Johnson

New Frontiers

Current developments in London highlight the politics of “Creative Quarters.”

Type:
Features
Source:
Fall 2018/2019
Location:
London, UK
Credit:
Text / Chris Fite-Wassilak

Out of Beirut

I never made it to Beirut until 2009. I was an adult on a career path. I had spent my life until that point confounded by the fact that so few people in the art world looked like me or bore names like mine. Where were they hiding?

Type:
Features
Source:
Fall 2018/2019
Location:
Beirut, Lebanon
Credit:
Text / Omar Kholeif