Archives for posts tagged ‘race’

Miles Greenberg

Miles Greenberg Work from LATE OCTOBER (performers and collaborators listed in the link). “The Black body as infrastructure for the divine, the Black body as a vessel, the Black body as a generative and re-generative terrain, in Permanent Readiness for the Marvellous; the Black body as the liminal; the Black body as the cusp of […]

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 […]

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 […]

Ricardo Cases

  Ricardo Cases Work from Paloma Al Aire. You can buy the book here. “Ricardo Cases’ third photobook deals with an unusual subject: the practice of pigeon racing in the Spanish regions of Valencia and Murcia, a game consisting of releasing one female pigeon and dozens of male pigeons that chase her trying to get […]

Hennessy Youngman

Hennessy Youngman Work From Art Thoughtz. “TO QUOTE B.I.G. “I BEEN IN THIS GAME FOR YEARS/ IT MADE ME AN ANIMAL/ THERE’S RULES TO THIS SHIT/ I WROTE ME A MANUAL/ A STEP BY STEP BOOK TO GET YOUR GAME ON TRACK” IMA HELP YA’LL MAKE IT IN THE ART WORLD WITH MY SIMPLE INSTRUCTION […]

Erica Allen

Erica Allen Work from Untitled Gentleman. “Untitled Gentleman is a series of fictional portraits created using anonymous faces from contemporary barbershop hairstyle posters combined with figures from discarded studio photographs. Through interventions in these found photographs, this work explores representations and constructions of identity in portraiture and appropriates value to images and individuals who are […]

Glenn Ligon

Glenn Ligon Work from his oeuvre. Ligon has an opening at the Illingworth Kerr Gallery tonight. “It’s late on the morning of the US presidential election, and Glenn Ligon is talking about Jasper Johns. “His notion that you take an object – or in my case a text – and do something to it and […]