Spot 1: Strategies of Response

Strategies of Response

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

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 2: D. Eric Bookhardt: In Memoriam

D. Eric Bookhardt: In Memoriam

Convention Culture: New Orleans ’88

As summer steamed into oblivion it was tempting to say that nothing much was happening or had happened in the period before and after the Republican convention. Yet in its own way that media spectacle has by its sheer banal extravagance provided a kind of contextual frame around things, for matters both pointed and tangential.

Source:
November/December 1988
Location:
New Orleans
Credit:
Text / D. Eric Bookhardt

Spaces: Antenna, The Front and Good Children Gallery

This review originally appeared in ART PAPERS May/June 2012.  Cataclysmic experiences may yield unexpected benefits, but they never come easily....
Source:
May/June 2012
Location:
New Orleans
Credit:
Text / D. Eric Bookhardt

Jacqueline Humphries

This interview was originally published in ART PAPERS March/April 2016, Vol. 40, issue 2. What would it be like to...
Source:
March/April 2016
Location:
New Orleans
Credit:
Text / D. Eric Bookhardt

Danger in the Liminal Spaces

Instead of pigments on canvas, the computer manipulates pixels in a monitor where the visible world is reduced to infinitely shifting variations on the screen.

Source:
November/December 1996
Location:
New Orleans
Credit:
Text / D. Eric Bookhardt

Spot 3: Georgia

Georgia

Frederick Douglass: Embers of Freedom

Frederick Douglass (1818–1895) was an American social reformer, abolitionist, orator, writer, and statesman who was born into slavery. Douglass’ life...
Type:
Reviews
Source:
November 13, 2019
Location:
Savannah, GA
Credit:
Text / TK Smith

Sonya Yong James: LOUD MAGIC

Sonya Yong James’ exhibition LOUD MAGIC [September 6 – October 19, 2019] at Whitespace in Atlanta is a slow-simmering study...
Type:
Reviews
Source:
October 2, 2019
Location:
Atlanta, GA
Credit:
Text / EC Flamming

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Spot 4: Interviews

Interviews

James Allister Sprang: a breaking from, a breaking with, a breaking out

Asynchronies and breaks act simultaneously as points of racial reckoning and poetics.

Type:
Interviews
Source:
December 4, 2019
Credit:
Interview / Laurel V. McLaughlin

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

Tattfoo Tan: Designing Rituals

Will Corwin sat down with Tattfoo Tan to discuss tactics of creating audience engagement and participation, social practice, and the spiritual side of art.

Type:
Interviews
Source:
August 28, 2019
Location:
Staten Island
Credit:
Interview / Will Corwin

Spot 5: Origins of Creativity

Origins of Creativity

Yohannes Haile-Selassie: Ancient & Unexpected Neighbors

The conversation touches on the evolutionary uses of creativity, raising problematic questions about why we are creative: is it only to get ahead and create more viable offspring, or is there something more?

Type:
Interviews
Source:
November 20, 2019
Location:
Afar desert, Ethiopia
Credit:
Interview / Will Corwin

Gender and Artistic Practice in the Ice Age

Keeper of antiquities and curator of the blockbuster 2013 exhibition “Ice Age Art: Arrival of the Modern Mind,” Jill Cook explains the idea of spiritual landscapes, the surreal continuity between ancient and modern artistic practice, and gender equality in the Paleolithic.

Type:
Interviews
Source:
September 19, 2018
Location:
The British Museum, London, England
Credit:
Interview / Will Corwin

We Were Creative Before We Were Human

Freshly back from excavating in the Afar desert of northeast Ethiopia, Yonas Beyene PhD sat down in his Addis Ababa office to discuss the origins of human creativity.

Type:
Interviews
Source:
February 6, 2019
Location:
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Credit:
Interview / Will Corwin