Monday, May 10, 2021

Anri Sala

Curated by Thomas D. TrummerMeditations on time, history, presence, and absence, Anri Sala’s video installations have, over the past sixteen years, often centered on music and musicians. In works such as Long Sorrow, 2005, and Ravel Ravel,...

Wood Prep for Classes

Above is all the wood in mid-prep for seven “Anarchist’s tool chests.” The lid panels and carcase front/back and ends still need to be cut to final width and length. I’m excited to soon be teaching again…but...

Granstalgia – KALTBLUT Magazine

A KALTBLUT exclusive. Photography, Styling, Direction by Emma Freya Edwards. The model is Ben Clifton. Fashion Brands are Ben Sherman, ASOS Design, Urban Renewal Vintage, Vila, M&S, Next, Only, Boardmans, Footjoy, Ralph Lauren, Topshop, Monki, Kingsley Ryan, Daisy...

Cathy Wilkes at BQ

Across three daylight-filled rooms, Cathy Wilkes releases a drip-feed of unrest that gestures towards the turmoil of being and remembering. Motifs that simultaneously conjure flowers and bombs explode on handmade paper with frayed edges, floated in shiny...

Lindsey Mendick at Cooke Latham Gallery

Lindsey Mendick’s exhibition “Hairy on the Inside” prompted me to revisit Angela Carter’s so-called wolf trilogy: the final stories in The Bloody Chamber (1979), the British author’s collection of transgressive, feminist revisionist fairy tales. On rereading them, I discovered...

“Rendezvous” at Afriart Gallery

Since the 1970s and ’80s, the trope of exile has become quite common for practicing artists in East Africa, and yet stories of cultural figures seeking refuge within the continent—rather than, say, in Europe or America—are still...

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