Spot 1: Disability & The Politics of Visibility

Disability & The Politics of Visibility

Vacant Presence

On how and why artists Park McArthur, Jesse Darling, and Julia Phillips use bodily supports without depicting the figure.

Type:
Features
Source:
Winter 2018/2019
Credit:
Text / Heather Holmes

Giving It Away

A conversation on disability and capitalism by way of Constantina Zavitsanos’ artistic practice.

Type:
Interviews
Source:
Winter 2018/2019
Credit:
Interview / Mara Mills and Rebecca Sanchez

Access+Ability

What would a completely accessible museum look like? Removing all barriers for every visitor to a cultural institution is an...
Type:
Reviews
Source:
Winter 2018/2019
Location:
New York
Credit:
Text / Monica Westin

Christine Sun Kim: Too Much Future

Nina Sun Eidsheim’s 2015 text Sensing Sound: Singing and Listening as Vibrational Practice sits at the fore of recent scholarly...
Type:
Reviews
Source:
Winter 2018/2019
Location:
New York
Credit:
Text / Walker P. Downey

Spot 2: Living & Working

Living & Working

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

Carolyn Lazard: Living Here and Together

On the limitations of institutional critique, and the transformative beauty of disability justice frameworks.

Type:
Interviews
Source:
Summer 2020
Credit:
Interview / Madeleine Seidel

FOCUS GROUP II: PARATEXT

The awkwardness and luxury of an online video exhibition.

Type:
Reviews
Source:
Summer 2020
Location:
Washington DC
Credit:
Text / EC Flamming

Spot 3: Reviews

Reviews

Derek Fordjour: SHELTER

A curtain of olive branches frames the profile of a Black man. The painting shows him in a bust view,...
Type:
Reviews
Source:
October 7, 2020
Location:
St. Louis, MO
Credit:
Text / TK Smith

Lorraine O’Grady: Writing in Space, 1973–2019

While on a Schomburg Center fellowship in the summer of 2017, I came across Mlle Bourgeoise Noire Costume (1980), arguably...
Type:
Reviews
Source:
September 24, 2020
Credit:
Text / Tyra A. Seals

Spot 4: Art of the New Civil Rights Era

Art of the New Civil Rights Era

Chase Hall

With his paintings, sculptures, and photographs, Chase Hall has set himself on a journey to mine the gap between the intimacies of Black life and the traces of psychopathology that gives the appearance of White supremacy an uneasy palatability.

Source:
Spring 2020
Credit:
Text / Jessica Bell Brown

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

Crystal Z Campbell

Crystal Z Campbell collapses the past and present to historically contextualize the legacy of the theater and the physicality of the crumbling film as a site of destruction and fortitude.

Source:
Spring 2020
Credit:
Text / Stephanie E. Goodalle

Spot 5: Simone Leigh

Simone Leigh: Loophole of Retreat

Simone Leigh’s Hugo Boss Prize exhibition, Loophole of Retreat, continues the ongoing exploration of black female subjectivity characteristic of Leigh’s...
Type:
Reviews
Source:
Fall 2019
Location:
New York
Credit:
Text / Nzinga Simmons

Spot 6: Interviews

Interviews

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

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

Spot 7: Contagion

Thinking Through Contagion

Confront a problem and think it to death.

Type:
Features
Source:
March 25, 2020
Credit:
Text / Nathan Lee