Spot 1: Speculative Masculinities

Speculative Masculinities

Kenneth Tam: The Silence We Hold Between Our Bodies

Re’al Christian speaks with Kenneth Tam about his recent work Silent Spikes; the entwined mythologies of American Cowboys with Chinese laborers on the Transcontinental Railroad; and the intimacy—and intensity—of male coming-of-age rituals.

Type:
Interviews
Source:
Summer 2021
Credit:
Interview / Re’al Christian

autosexuality

Shehab Awad takes up the term autosexuality (n.) and offers a parable of self-discovery and acceptance.

Type:
Glossary
Source:
Summer 2021
Credit:
Text / Shehab Awad

Fabienne Lasserre: Eye Contact

Paintings have always talked to walls—what’s on, built into, attached to, hung from, and tucked away inside them; how they...
Type:
Reviews
Source:
Summer 2021
Location:
New York
Credit:
Text / Anthony Hawley

Spot 2: Interviews

Interviews

Nikima Jagudajev: Getting To Know Each Other in Public

Nikima Jagudajev choreographs the social. In her latest work, Jagudajev brings together the following elements: Dance, the I Ching, food, Zoom, meditation, live musical performance, time portals, long-term collaborators, new performers, and the audience.

Type:
Interviews
Source:
July 20, 2021
Credit:
Interview / Miriam Simun

Randy Ford: How To Pave a Street for Queens

A conversation about creating and protecting spaces for queer and trans people of color.

Type:
Interviews
Source:
Spring 2020
Location:
Seattle
Credit:
Interview / Mia Imani Harrison

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

Lilly McElroy: Absurdity Is a Protest

Wrestling with light and absurdity in a world transformed by a global virus.

Type:
Interviews
Source:
Summer 2020
Credit:
Interview / Joey Orr

Spot 3: Sports sports sports

Sports sports sports

13 Ways of Looking at an Olympic Cauldron

An oddity to many, a problem to some, and an icon to few: Atlanta’s Olympic Cauldron, (fondly) revisited.
with photographs by Johnathon Kelso

Type:
Features
Source:
September/October 2016
Location:
Atlanta, GA
Credit:
Text / Hannah Palmer

Fantasy Art Draft

In Texas, the Dallas Cowboys share a home with world-class works of art; recruited by owners Gene and Jerry Jones, curator Mary Zlot quarterbacks the collection.

Type:
Features, Interviews
Source:
September/October 2016
Location:
Arlington, TX
Credit:
Interview / Daniel Fuller

LINSANITY

An artist processes the enduring impact and evolving mediatized identity of the NBA’s Jeremy Lin—in sports culture, and in his own artistic practice.

Type:
Features
Source:
September/October 2016
Location:
New York, NY
Credit:
Text + Images / Andrew Kuo

Spot 4: Reviews

Reviews

Suzanne Bocanegra: Valley

“If I am such a legend, then why am I so lonely?” Judy Garland once lamented. The Hollywood icon was...
Type:
Reviews
Source:
July 14, 2021
Location:
Austin, TX
Credit:
Text / Barbara Purcell

Patty Chang: Milk Debt

Death. 113 degrees, everyday. Water running out. Loss of meaning. sharks in the water when I see a seal. lemmings....
Type:
Reviews
Source:
May 28, 2021
Location:
New York
Credit:
Text / Jess Chen

Telling Stories About Ourselves: Zia Anger’s Radical Mythmaking

Zia Anger will be the first to tell you that Gray was not a successful movie. Created on a shoestring...
Type:
Reviews
Source:
Summer 2020
Credit:
Text / Madeleine Seidel

Spot 5: They Tell Me It’s Summer

They Tell Me It’s Summer

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

Cast Iron

An artist almost drowns, then reflects on Black Buoyancy, Hemingway, and Mami Wata.

Type:
Projects
Source:
May/June 2016
Location:
Atlanta, GA
Credit:
Text + Images: Michi Meko

lemonade

Drink what moves you.

Type:
Glossary
Source:
May/June 2016
Credit:
Text / Jasmine Amussen

Spot 6: Mimicry, Camouflage, Transformation

Mimicry, Camouflage, Transformation

Resisting the Spectacle

Sasha Cordingley explores the shift in representations of pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, from the international news media’s spectacle to the intimate banalities of continual struggle, in Resisting the Spectacle—Tiffany Sia’s Never Rest/Unrest.

Type:
Features
Source:
Spring 2021
Location:
Hong Kong
Credit:
Text / Sasha Cordingley

Architectural Camouflage and the Class Dynamics of Housing

Gabriel Cira reveals how confounding façades can also reinforce the dominant narrative by masking economic differences to favor a mirage of homogeneity. Photos by Pat Falco.

Type:
Features, Projects
Source:
Spring 2021
Credit:
Text / Gabriel Cira
Photos / Pat Falco

Inaudibility: Krista Belle Stewart’s Sonic Repatriation of Knowledge

Krista Belle Stewart mines the power of strategic incomprehensibility to reclaim ownership through the mediation of access and refusal.

Type:
Features
Source:
Spring 2021
Credit:
Text / Mathilde Walker-Billaud

Spot 7: Not Working

Not Working

Losing Interest

A letter in response to a request to write about architecture.

Type:
Features
Source:
January/February 2015
Credit:
Text / Shumon Basar

flâ * neur

Luxuriant carlessness vs. walking to work in Atlanta.

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

jomo

The Joy of Missing Out

Type:
Glossary
Source:
March/April 2014
Credit:
Text / Shumon Basar

Balconism

Constant Dullaart advocates for intelligent communication, adapted for the state of privacy in the digital age.

Type:
Features, Projects
Source:
March/April 2014
Location:
The Balcony
Credit:
Text / Constant Dullaart