Spot 1: 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

Cajsa von Zeipel: Nine Lives

Nine Lives features sculptural tableaus that Cajsa von Zeipel populates with life-size silicone figures. Each figure is clothed in athleisure...
Type:
Reviews
Source:
Spring 2021
Location:
New York
Credit:
Text / Caitlin Cherry

Constitutionally Flawed

María Korol’s artist project traces the subtext of history and autobiography in her practice of layered obfuscation.

Type:
Features, Projects
Source:
Spring 2021
Credit:
Project / María Korol

Spot 2: Reviews

Reviews

Brittney Leeanne Williams: The Arch Is a Portal Is a Belly Is a Back

The bent posture of a semi-abstracted female silhouette dominates 15 of the 17 artworks by Brittney Leeanne Williams, currently on...
Type:
Reviews
Source:
April 7, 2021
Location:
New York
Credit:
Text / Sophia Ma

Alexa Horochowski: Nomeacuerdo (I-don’t-remember-land)

Alexa Horochowski’s exhibition, Nomeacuerdo (I-don’t-remember-land), at Hair+Nails Contemporary Art floats through poetic explorations of personal history, political movements, deep time,...
Type:
Reviews
Source:
March 24, 2021
Location:
Minneapolis, MN
Credit:
Text / Brooks Turner

Spot 3: Felix Gonzalez-Torres

A Living Presence + and the body, Felix, where is it?

Christian’s essay and machado’s poem produce a dialogue that—in content and form—responds to the work of Felix Gonzalez-Torres. These interwoven texts can be read separately or as one dialogue in two voices.

Type:
Features, Projects
Source:
Fall/Winter 2020
Credit:
Essay / Re'al Christian + Poem / danilo machado

Spot 4: Living & Working

The Museum Union Wave Dossier

In an extensive research project, Maxwell Paparella tracks the wave of museum unionizations in the US, which began in 2018 and collided with COVID-19.

Type:
Dossier
Source:
Summer 2020
Credit:
Dossier / Maxwell Paparella

Szu-Han Ho: COVID–19, the #PPE we all need

Emerging from simultaneous impulses toward despair and hope, Szu-Han Ho shares her thoughts about making, activism, immigration, and ecology. 

Type:
Interviews
Source:
August 5, 2020
Credit:
Interview / Joey Orr

There Will Be Sacrifices Along The Way

Across six paintings, Tori Tinsley tells the story of a parent, a child, and their donkey helper.

Type:
Projects
Source:
Summer 2020
Credit:
Project / Tori Tinsley

Bodies / Antibodies

Miriam Simun’s text-and-image artist project meanders through the first month or so of quarantine, exploring the porousness of the body—the touching/not touching—and offers a kind of choreography of permeability.

Type:
Features, Projects
Source:
Summer 2020
Credit:
Artist Project / Miriam Simun

Spot 5: Monumental Futures Dossier

Monumental Futures Dossier

Thomas J. Price

In an attempt to expand the perimeters of classical sculpture, Price creates figurative works of Black men—and in this single case, a Black woman—in bronze and aluminum at various scales.

Che Onejoon

Che’s project makes evident how monuments are political tools that can manipulate, erase, uncover, and idealize histories, not just in one’s own country but around the world.

Paul Ramírez Jonas

In a nation where symbols are often divisive, Paul Ramírez Jonas reveals the potential of appropriating monument aesthetics to bring people together.

Spot 6: Over The Rainbow

Over The Rainbow

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

Tropical Hangover

Between reality and escapism, magic and engineering, there is Florida, where the swamp is an unlikely breeding ground for global cultural capital and investment.

Type:
Features
Source:
Spring 2018
Location:
Florida
Credit:
Text / Alice Bucknell

Las Vegas: Still Learning?

As the entertainment capital struggles to pioneer a new arts & culture landscape, the shape of the “future city” begins to take form—and it looks like a “strip.”

Type:
Features
Source:
Spring 2018
Location:
Las Vegas
Credit:
Text / Claire E. Dempster

DRAGON!

Now is the future inside a dragon-shaped mega-mall in Dubai.

Type:
Features, Projects
Source:
Summer 2017
Location:
Dubai
Credit:
Text / Shumon Basar; Art / Farah Al Qasimi

Spot 7: WALKING AND WAITING

WALKING AND WAITING

Wong Ping: Beyond the Pleasure Principle

Urban life can be alienating; it limits our mobility and entraps us in fantasy. In Hong Kong, an artist’s erotic animations offer brief release.

Type:
Features
Source:
Winter 2017/2018
Location:
Hong Kong
Credit:
Text / Stephanie Bailey

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Luxuriant carlessness vs. walking to work in Atlanta.

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

The Patty Chang Landscape

“Mao Tse-tung once said that the south had a lot of water and it would be okay if the north borrowed a little.” An artist tracks wandering lakes through piss and tears, from Central Asia to Queens.

Type:
Features
Source:
Winter 2017/2018
Location:
Queens, New York; Eurasia
Credit:
Text / Marcus Civin