Archives for the Month of September, 2020

Quayola

Quayola Work from Sculpture Factory. “Sculpture Factory, the work by Quayola […] extends the reach of these new spaces onto the factory floor. The artist displays the construction of one of his unfinished sculptures as a performative sculpture in itself. For eight weeks, a robotic milling machine chips away at blocks of material, producing a […]

Jinwoo Hwon Lee

Jinwoo Hwon Lee Work from Tell Them I said Hello. “I was 19, when I came back by myself to the United States since being a toddler. I did not speak what everyone spoke. I knew no one. People in the small town noticed me by my color. Koreans born and raised in America thought […]

Billie Zangewa

Billie Zangewa Work from her oeuvre. “Billie Zangewa’s background is as an engaged artist. A golden-fingered embroiderer, she has gradually garnered recognition on the African and international art scene. Her autobiographical works skilfully combine personal experience with universal subjects, from the hustle and bustle of urban megalopolises to ordinary activities in the life of a […]

Jesse Ly

Jesse Ly Work from Image Interference @ BasketShop. “Through the process of both creation and experience of discursive depictions, Image Interference balances both the appearance of indexical truth and anecdotal nature of photographic imagery. Within the foreground lies the viewer transitional experience from presentation to impression. Reckoning with the varying nuances from what once was […]

Widline Cadet

Widline Cadet Work from her oeuvre. “Widline Cadet (b. 1992 in Pétion-Ville, Haiti; currently lives and works in New York) is a Haitian-born artist. Her practice draws from personal history and examines race, memory, erasure, migration, and Haitian cultural identity from a viewpoint within the United States. She uses photography, video, and installations to construct […]

Karolina Wojtas

Karolina Wojtas Work from The Extremely Rich Fauna of the Local Area. “…No sense in assuming an academic tone, we’re in the woods, after all. Peculiarities abound. Here the hedgehogs can be coniferous or deciduous, occasionally mixed. Vegetarian lions prance through the meadows. Snails and deer: they’ve both got horns. Otherwise you grasp for similarities […]

THE FACULTY OF SENSING – Thinking With, Through, and by Anton Wilhelm Amo

THE FACULTY OF SENSING – Thinking With, Through, and by Anton Wilhelm Amo at Kunstverein Braunschweig. “With THE FACULTY OF SENSING – Thinking With, Through, and by Anton Wilhelm Amo, Kunstverein Braunschweig has worked in close cooperation with Bonaventure Soh Bejeng Ndikung to develop a project in honor of Anton Wilhelm Amo, an outstanding philosopher […]

Stephanie Syjuco

Stephanie Syjuco Work from Dodge and Burn (Visible Storage) at the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis. “Stephanie Syjuco explores the complicated ways in which we understand such politically charged concepts as citizen, immigrant, nationhood, and identity. The title installation, Rogue States, is made up of twenty-two reproduced flags originally used in Hollywood films (Die Hard 2, Ace Ventura, and Coming […]

Cosmo Whyte

Cosmo Whyte Works from his oeuvre. “I am a trans-disciplinary artist who employs drawing, performance, and sculpture to create conceptual work that explores how notions of identity are disrupted by migration—particularly migration as an unfinished arc of motion whose final resting point remains an open-ended question. I situate my work in the liminal space between […]

M’Shinda Imani Abdullah-Broaddus

M’Shinda Imani Abdullah-Broaddus Work from Daddy Says. “Daddy Says is a body of work that discusses the challenging and isolated reality of being both queer and black. The work is a byproduct of my response to the traumatic experience of coming out to both my mother and father as homosexual -an experience that queer people […]